7-1416

RIC VII, LYONS [after 271], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [B5] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNOB [CONSTANTINVS IV NOB (sic!)]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5].

REVERSE

GLORI-AEX[ERC]-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers stg. facing one another, holding reversed spear and resting hand on shield; between them one standard. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - B5. Bust type not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 140). Note unusual obv. legend ...IV NOB ("B" retrograde). Obviously an ancient imitation. To be listed after LYONS 271.

NOTES

Weight 2.03 g. Coin sold on eBay in March 2013 for $11.49.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski