7-2033

RIC VII, ARLES [after 253]/254, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [H1 l.], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAV [CONSTANTINVS AV (sic!)]; bust l., helmeted, cuir., spear across r. shoulder [H1 l.] [after ARLES 252].

REVERSE

CAESARVMNOSTRO [CAESARVM NOSTRO (sic!)]; in laurel wreath VOT/X. P*AR in exergue [ARLES 254].

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - H1 l., HYBRID. Bust type not attested for obv. legend 1. Rev. appropriate for Caesars [ARLES 254-256 or 259-263]. But note errors in both legends and rather light weight. Possibly an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 2.00 g; diameter 18 mm. Sold on eBay in September 2016 for EUR 116 [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski