7-075

RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE [before 137], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [TRIVMFVS CAESARVM]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

TRIVMFVS-CAESARVM [TRIVMFVS CAESARVM]; Victory stg. facing, head r., holding wreath in r. hand, globe in l., in frontal quadriga with two horses at each side. CONS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Unique reverse not attested in RIC. Struck probably c. 333-337 and tied with a series of gold 1 1/2 solidi struck for Constantine I and his sons. Coin should be listed before CONSTANTINOPLE 137.

See also:
CONSTANTINOPLE [before 137], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [TRIVMFVS AVGVSTI]

NOTES

Æ medallion. Weight 5.88 g. Coin offered on Numismatik Lanz auction 106 (lot 762) in November 2001; sold on CNG Triton VI (lot 1095) in January 2003 for $1,200.

Other specimens:

- sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 13 (lot 1564) in August 2020 for CHF 443; weight 4.22 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski