7-602

RIC VII, ARLES [after 355], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5]

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5].

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. front, looking at each other; each holds spear and rests hand on shield; between them, two standards. Crescent between standards. SCONST in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B5. Not attested for obv. legend 8 (p. 272). Coin should be listed after ARLES 355.

NOTES

Weight 2.48 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in July 2008 for $82.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in September 2014 for GBP 19; weight 2.74 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Robert Edward [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 918); weight 2.66 g [click for picture];

- from Via-Agrippa; weight 2.50 g; diameter 16.5 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 48454) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski