7-794

RIC VII, LYONS [after 287], CONSTANS, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANS NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from back.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Constantine I, Constantine II, Constantius II and Delmatius (p. 142). Coin should be listed after LYONS 287.

NOTES

Weight 1.5 g; diameter 15 mm. From VCoins (Athena Numismatics Ltd.), March 2012.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $100; weight 1.7 g; diameter 16 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 35215); weight 2.10 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of David Berthod];

- specimen sold on eBay in July 2015 for EUR 5.50; weight 2.30 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski