7-1870

RIC VII, LONDON [after 260], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [L5 l. var.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., rad., wearing trabea (?), raising r. hand [L5 l. var.].

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 BUST TYPE - L5 l. var. Not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 113). Similar to bust type L5 l. except for the absence of globe in l. hand. However, note that this specimen is probably heavy tooled and this atrribution could be wrong. Otherwise, coin should be listed after LONDON 260.

NOTES

Weight 2.48 g. From Numismatik Lanz auction 154 (lot 514), June 2012.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor (bust draped and cuirassed?); weight 2.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski