7-1015

RIC VII, ARLES -/313, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur. [B1].

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B1, HYBRID. Bust type not attested for Constantine II (p. 268). Reverse similar to ARLES 313 (or 314), but note absence of letters S|F in fields. Note also a very small weight. Apparently an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 1.39 g. Coin sold on eBay in June 2010 for $48.52 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski