7-1085

RIC VII, ARLES -/-, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K3] AND REVERSE [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand [K3].

REVERSE

CNLICINIAVGVSTI [C (sic!) N LICINI AVGVSTI]; in laurel wreath VOT/X. S[star over crescent]A in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K3] AND REVERSE, HYBRID. Obverse similar to ARLES 239 except for bust type K3 instead of B1 with reverse similar to ARLES 240 except for VOT/X instead of VOT/XX. Note retrograde "C" (instead of "D") and retrograde "N" in rev. legend. Apparently an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 2.50 g. Coin sold on eBay in November 2010 for $150.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski