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RIC VII, ARLES 245/239, CONSTANTINE II, HYBRID

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur. [ARLES 245].

REVERSE

DNCONSTANTINIMAXAVG [D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; in laurel wreath VOT/XX. P[star over crescent]A in exergue [ARLES 239].

NOT IN RIC

HYBRID. Obverse ARLES 245 [or ARLES 243] with reverse ARLES 239 (p. 260). Could be also regarded as an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 3.11 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2009 for $108.50; sold on CGB Monnaies 43 (lot 888) in April 2010 for EUR 300.

Other specimens:

- from the Rick Morton Collection; note error in obv. legend: "IVNN NOB" instead of "IVN NOB" [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski