7-1181

RIC VII, LONDON [before 253], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [B4 l.]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

BEATTRA-NQLITAS [BEAT TRANQLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. F in left field, B in right field. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - B4 l. RIC lists for this issue only shorter obv. legend: CONSTANTINVS IVN N C. Also bust type B4 l. is not attested for Constantine II (p. 113). Not listed in Cloke-Toone. But note that this type could be regarded as an ancient imitation. Coin should be listed before LONDON 253.

NOTES

Weight 3.22 g; diameter 15.50 mm. From Compagnie Générale de Bourse.

Other specimens:

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 6046); weight 1.83 g; diameter 16.8-19.2 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski