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RIC VII, ARLES 291, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; gateway with wide open doors of varying design, four turrets, varying number of stone layers, star above. SA[pellet in crescent]RL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Coin similar to ARLES 291 except for dot over crescent in m.m. instead of crescent only. It could be an unlisted issue, an engraver's error or an ancient imitation.

See also:
ARLES 286, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]
ARLES 291, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]
ARLES 291, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 2.53 g; diameter 22 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions sale 250 (lot 123) in August 2010 for $112.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski