7-756

RIC VII, ALEXANDRIA 60, CONSTANTIUS II, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTINVSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTINVS (sic!) NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers stg. facing one another, each holding reversed spear and resting hand on shield; between them, two standards. SMALA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Coin similar to ALEXANDRIA 60 except for error in obv. legend: FL IVL CONSTANTINVS NOB C instead of FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C (p. 711). Possibly an engraver's slip. But note that two known specimens are from different dies so it could be a result of wrong instruction given by mint authorities.

NOTES

Weight 2.31 g; diameter 17.9 mm. From Gunther Schodlok's collection.

Other specimens:

- from kiaora's collection [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski