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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. PA[crescent over pellet]RL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Coin similar to ARLES 291 except for crescent over dot in m.m. instead of crescent only. Note also retrograde "R" in rev. legend. 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 2.37 g; diameter 18-19 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions in August 2010 for $82.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski