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RIC VII, ARLES 286, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]; gateway with two turrets, star above, no doors, varying number of stone layers. SA[pellet in crescent]RL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Coin similar to ARLES 286 except for dot in crescent in m.m. instead of crescent only. It could be an engraver's error or an ancient imitation.

See also:
ARLES 291, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]
ARLES 291, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]
ARLES 291, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 3.04 g; diameter 19-20 mm. Ex Keith Metzer Collection; ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions sale 236 (lot 109) in November 2009 for $106.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski