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RIC VII, ARLES [after 185], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D7], OFFICINA S

  

OBVERSE

IMPCON-STANTINVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., high-crested helmet (bowl-shaped), cuir. [D7].

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETAEPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding on column shield inscribed VOT/PR. Altar undecorated. S star over crescent A in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - D7. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 254). Coin should be listed after ARLES 185.

See also:
ARLES [after 185], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D7], OFFICINA Q

NOTES

Weight 2.89 g; diameter 17.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in September 2008 for $180.27; sold on CGB auction in April 2009 for EUR 750.

Other specimens:

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 51771) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski