7-1746

RIC VII, ANTIOCH [after 50], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED ISSUE [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., raising r. hand, globe in l. hand.

REVERSE

PRINCIPII-VVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince laur., in military dress, stg. r., cloak spread, transverse spear in r. hand, globe in l. hand. Star in right field. SMAN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen similar to ANTIOCH 44 (RIC cites this example from the British Museum) except for the presence of star in right field. Therefore it belongs to the next group with star in m.m. [ANTIOCH 48-51]. Coin should be listed after ANTIOCH 50.

See also:
ANTIOCH [after 51], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [L3 l.]

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.40 g. Coin sold on Triton I (lot 1703) in December 1997 for $6,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski