7-3164

RIC VII, LYONS [after 105], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I1 l.] [IRREGULAR COIN]

   

OBVERSE

DNCONSTANTINOIVNNC [D N CONSTANTINO IVN N C]; bust l., laur., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand, pugio in l. hand [I1 l.].

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; trophy; captive std. on ground on either side. A in left field, S in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - I1 l. Not attested for obv. legend t (p. 129). For varieties of bust types I1 and I2 see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 89-90. Note, however, that this coin is probably an ancient imitation. Could be mentioned after LYONS 105.

NOTES

Weight 2.67 g; diameter 18 mm. Sold on eBay in October 2020 for GBP 110[Thanks to the collaboration of Richard Demarco].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski