7-2436

RIC VII, ARLES 252/254, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAV [CONSTANTIVNS AV (sic!)]; head r., laur. [ARLES 252]

REVERSE

CARSARVMNOSTRVM [CARSARVM (sic!) NOSTRVM (sic!)]; in laurel wreath VOT/X, two palm branches and crescent in middle field. T*AR in exergue [ARLES 254].

NOT IN RIC

HYBRID, MINTMARK VARIETY. Obverse ARLES 252 with reverse ARLES 254-256 [or 259-263]. Note palm branches (cf. AQUILEIA 104-155) and crescent (cf. TICINUM 167-176) in middle field. Note also errors in legends. Obviously an ancient imitation.

See also:
ARLES 252/254, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID
ARLES 252/254, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]
ARLES 252/254, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]
ARLES 252/254, CONSTANTINE I, HYBRID, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 3.10 g; diameter 18.5 mm. Coin sold on CGB MONNAIES 36 in October 2008 for EUR 380.

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Ben Bridgwater; the same rev. die but different obv. with correct legend [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski