7-3106

RIC VII, ANTIOCH 73, CONSTANTINE II, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate on base, two turrets, no doors, star above; varying number of stone layers. Dot in gateway. SMANTH in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to ANTIOCH 73 except for camp gate stg. on base. Note that this variety is not mentioned in RIC for Antioch, but cf. footnotes to CONSTANTINOPLE 7-9.

See also:
ANTIOCH 74, CONSTANTIUS II, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 3.54 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 74 (lot 1386) in August 2020 for GBP 130.

Other specimens:

- sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for USD 75; weight 3.30 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture].

- from Rauch auction 81 (lot 723), November 2007; weight 3.46 g [click for picture];

- sold on Lydia Numismatics Online Auction 7 (lot 885) in May 2021 for EUR 10; now in Laurent Diot's collection; weight 3.20 g; diameter 20.4 mm[click for picture];

- sold on Allegro in January 2021 for 158.40 zlotys [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Janusz Kamiński].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski