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RIC VII, LYONS [after 159], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K3 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand [K3 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [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 - K3 l. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 132). Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 156, no. 111). Coin should be listed after LYONS 159.

NOTES

Weight 2.60 g; diameter 18-20 mm. Coin sold on eBay in November 2020 for GBP 350. Now in Guy Braun's collection.

Other specimens:

- from CGB E-shop (brm_248676), sold for EUR 225; weight 2.75 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in November 2020 for GBP 250; weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Münz Zentrum Rheinland auction 194 (lot 969) in September 2021 for EUR 64; weight 2.85 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Jacquier auction 48 (lot 1490) in September 2020 for EUR 50; weight 2,73 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2015 for EUR 22.50; weight 2.10 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from eBay, December 2013; weight 2.821 g; diameter 21.1 mm [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon II, plate VII, no. 111a; weight 3.02 g [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon II, plate VII, no. 111b; weight 2.97 g [click for picture];

- from Ermsdorf hoard (FMRL I, no. 721; p. 252 and plate XIV) [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- sold on eBay in January 2016 for USD 7.51 (probably an ancient imitation); weight 1.6 g; diameter 16-17 mm; obv. legend break I-N; VOT/IS on rev. [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski