7-1983

RIC VII, LYONS [before 233], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTIVSNOBCAES [CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate with two turrets, no doors, star above; six stone layers. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4. Not attested for obv. legend 8b (p. 137). But note that LYONS 233 may not exist. See also footnote 233 on p. 137: "CG [Catalogue Gerin] records the same obv. legend but bust B4; not in V.[ienna]". Coin should be listed before LYONS 233.

NOTES

Weight 2.73 g; diameter 19 mm. From CGB.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in September 2016 for GBP 93.20; sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $165; weight 3.44 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in November 2016 for GBP 45; weight 3.05 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski