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RIC VII, ARLES [before 318], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; head r., laur. [B1].

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]; gateway with two turrets, star above, no doors, varying number of stone layers. S in left field, F in right field. SCONST in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B1. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 268). Probably an ancient imitation but of a good quality.

NOTES

Weight 2.10 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on eBay in July 2017 for GBP 137.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in July 2017 for GBP 134 (note crude style and lettering); weight 2.45 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski