7-106

RIC VII, LYONS [before 149], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5].

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 - B5. Not attested for obv. legend 7d (p. 132). Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 155, no. 106). Should be listed in RIC before LYONS 149.

NOTES

Weight 2.90 g; diameter 19.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2011 for $279.20; sold in CGB Numishop (brm_276885) for EUR 420.

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon II (plate VII, no. 106); weight 2.96 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski