7-658

RIC VII, LYONS [after 151], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, Victory on globe in r. hand.

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 Similar to bust type K3 except for Victory on globe instead of eagle-tipped sceptre. Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 152, no. 91). Coin should be listed after LYONS 151.

NOTES

Weight 3.18 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on CGB Monnaies 27 (lot 422) in October 2006 for EUR 400.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Bastien Lyon II (plate VI, no. 91); weight 3.20 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski