7-1933

RIC VII, ARLES [before 12], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER, BUST TYPE B5

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

SPQROPTIMOPRINCIPI [SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI]; three standards surmounted by wreath, eagle and hand, respectively; middle standard with drapery. TARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this rev. variety only for Licinius [ARLES 12]. Listed in Ferrando (p. 66, no. 18). Coin should be listed before ARLES 12.

See also:
ARLES [before 12], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER, BUST TYPE B3

NOTES

Weight 4.40 g; diameter 22-22.5 mm. From the Sergio Lendines Ramiro Collection.

Other specimens:

- from CGB Numishop (brm_410928); ex Schmitt-Cadet; weight 4.79 g; diameter 22.5 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 51279) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski