7-2169

RIC VII, ARLES [after 22], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [VICTORIA AETERNA AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VICTORIA-AE-[TERNAAVGN] [VICTORIA AETERNA AVG N]; Constantine stg. l., in military dress, l. holding sceptre, r. receiving laurel branch from Victory; between them, kneeling captive. SARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC VII. Rev. legend was in frequent use in Ostia. But note that reading of rev. legend is uncertain. Coin should be listed after ARLES 22.

NOTES

Weight 3.70 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on eBay in January 2017 for $460.55 [lot of 6 coins]; sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $1,100.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski