7-596

RIC VII, LYONS [before 145], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur. [B1].

REVERSE

BEATATRANQVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. C in left field, R in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B1. Not attested for obv. legend 7c (p. 131). Coin should be listed before LYONS 145.

NOTES

Weight 2.50 g; diameter 18.50 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2009 for GBP 28 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].

Other specimens:

- specimen offered on CGB auction in April 2010 for EUR 350; possibly an imitative coin; note double "S" in TRANQVILLITASS; weight 2.03 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski