7-1908

RIC VII, ARLES -/313, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4, 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. Mintmark uncertain. Coin of a good style, but probably an ancient imitation.

NOTES

From Wildwinds; contributed by John Cechini.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski