7-2067

RIC VII, LYONS [after 288], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Chi-Rho on standard], OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANT[IVS]NOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir.

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 with Chi-Rho. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Probably minted with legends for Caesars just before Constantine's I death. Could be regarded as the first part of RIC VIII LYONS 4-11. Should be listed in RIC VII after LYONS 288.

See also:
LYONS [after 271], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Chi-Rho on standard], OFFICINA S

NOTES

From NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 33352); eBay November 2014 [Thanks to the collaboration of David Berthod].

Other specimens:

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 10511); weight 1.37 g; diameter 15 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski