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RIC VII, CONSTANTINOPLE 40, CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED MINTMARK

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. S in left field. CONS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED MINTMARK. Specimen similar to CONSTANTINOPLE 40 (3.50 g; 19 mm) except for dot in m.m. instead of star. See also footnote 38 on p. 575 and CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 575). Apparently a separate issue.

See also:
CONSTANTINOPLE 39, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED MINTMARK

NOTES

Weight 2.77 g; diameter 18 mm. From Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by six2ten.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in April 2016 for GBP 23; weight 2.44 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in September 2017 for EUR 42.50; weight 3.07 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in November 2014 for $27; weight 2.80 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski