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RIC VII, ARLES [after 25], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand, Victory on globe in l. [var. K4].

REVERSE

MARTICON-S-ERVATORI [MARTI CONSERVATORI]; Mars advancing r., transverse spear in r. hand, trophy across l. shoulder. PARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Not attested for obv. legend 1 and this rev. type (p. 236). Similar to bust type K4 except for Victory on globe instead of globe only. Listed in Ferrando (p. 103, no. 350). Should be listed after ARLES 25.

See also:
ARLES [after 25], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA T

NOTES

Weight 3.0 g; diameter 20 mm. From Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Genio popvli romani.

Other specimens:

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 51738) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski