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RIC VII, ARLES 326, CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVG [PROVIDENTIAE AVG]; gateway with two turrets, star above, no doors, varying number of stone layers. T in left field, F in right field. PCONST in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Coin similar to ARLES 326 except for "AVG" in rev. legend instead of "AVGG" (p. 269). Note that picture no. 326 on plate 6 in RIC shows exactly this variety.

See also:
ARLES 337, CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 3.24 g; diameter 20 mm. Sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 79 (lot 684) in July 2019 for EUR 65.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 74 (lot 1311) in August 2020 for GBP 110; weight 3.12 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold om CGB Monnaies 36 (lot 1017) in October 2008 for EUR 185; weight 2.06 g; diameter 20.5 mm [click for picture];

- from CGB E-shop (brm_390548), sold for EUR 125; weight 3.33 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VAuctions auction 250 (lot 134) in August 2010 for USD 132; ex Beast Coins; weight 2.94 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Frans Diederik [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 54921); weight 3.0 g [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 11449) [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in March 2008 for USD 158.86; note soft strike (letters in fields and officina letter are hardly visible) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski