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RIC VII, LYONS 150, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I6 l. var.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, Victory on globe in r. hand [I6 l. var.].

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 - I6 l. var. Not attested for obv. legend 7d (p. 132). Similar to bust type I6 except for bust laureate instead of radiate. 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 Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction 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