7-1887

RIC VII, ARLES [after 188], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D7]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONST-ANTINVSAVG [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. Decorated altar. Q 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 188.

NOTES

Weight 2.95 g; diameter 19 mm. From Numismatik Naumann auction 82 (lot 635), October 2019; sold on eBay in July 2020 for EUR 50.

Other specimens:

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Dane [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor (officina letter uncertain); weight 2.40 g; diameter 17-18 mm; obv. legend break N-S [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski