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RIC VII, LYONS [after 115], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D7]

  

OBVERSE

CONS-TANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., high-crested helmet (bowl-shaped), cuir. [D7].

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX in two lines; captive std. on either side. C in left field, R in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - D7. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 130). Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 147, no. 59). Should be listed in RIC after LYONS 115.

NOTES

Weight 2.25 g; diameter 20 mm. Sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 124) in June 2017 for GBP 95.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2010 for $36.43; now in Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 2.93 g; diameter 18.3-19.6 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon II, plate IV, no. 59a; weight 2.89 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon II, plate IV, no. 59b; weight 3.46 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon II, plate IV, no. 59c; weight 3.54 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2009 for GBP 250; now in Brent Upchurch's collection; weight 3.50 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski