7-645

RIC VII, ARLES [before 301], CONSTANTINE II, MINTMARK VARIETY, HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; gateway with four turrets, no doors, varying number of stone layers, no star. ARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY, HYBRID. Specimen of a good style, but Caesar has Augustus' reverse. Note also absence of star and doors, unusual m.m. with no officina letter and very light weight. Could be listed among other irregular coins in footnotes.

NOTES

Weight 1.82 g; diameter 18 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions in August 2010 for $161.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski