7-597

RIC VII, ARLES -/223, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4 l.], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir. [B4 l.].

REVERSE

DNCONSTANTINIMAXAVG [D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; in laurel wreath VOT/XX. AQ (sic!) in exergue [ARLES 223].

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4 l., HYBRID. Bust not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 259). Note unusual m.m. AQ instead of AR (or QA) which may be confused with m.m. used in AQUILEIA. Note also Treveran style of portrait. Apparently an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 3.00 g; diameter 18.5 mm. Coin sold on CGB E-auction (lot 223-147612) in July 2017 for EUR 175.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski