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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), although RIC lists bust type B5 turned left. Note that elaborate cuirass could be recognized as trabea. Coin should be listed before LYONS 149.

See also:
LYONS [after 148], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE B4

NOTES

Weight 2.90 g; diameter 19.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2011 for $279.20 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier]; from CGB.

Other specimens:

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski