7-3371

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE [after 124], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED OBVERSE AND REVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

CONSTANTIVSCAESAR [CONSTANTIVS CAESAR]; four standards. CONSΘ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE AND REVERSE LEGEND. RIC lists for Constantius anf this type of rev. different obv. legend 8a (...CAES instead of ...C) and different rev. legend (...CAES instead of ...CAESAR) (CONSTANTINOPLE 125, p. 587). But note that type listed in RIC may not exist. See also: Lars Ramskold, "The silver emissions of Constantine I from Constantinopolis, and the celebration of the millennium of Byzantion in 333/334 CE", Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 2016, vol. 68, pp. 145-198.

Coin should be listed in RIC after CONSTANTINOPLE 124.

NOTES

Light miliarense. Weight 3.28 g. From Ramskold's paper cited above, p. 174, fig. 9, C (Milan 14404).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski