7-2011

RIC VII, LYONS [after 182], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5], MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5].

REVERSE

BEATATRA-NQVILLITAS [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, MINTMARK VARIETY. Bust type not attested for obv. legend 7c (p. 133). Also additional dots in m.m. Possibly an ancient imitation. Note another obv. from the same die: LYONS [after 230]/225, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN].

NOTES

Weight 2.39 g; diameter 18.5 mm. From Compagnie Générale de Bourse.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski