7-019

RIC VII, LYONS [after 37], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [CONSTANTINVS MAX COS IIII]

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSMAXCOSIIII [CONSTANTINVS MAX COS IIII]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand.

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, raising r. hand, globe in l. hand. TF in left field, star in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Not attested for this issue. Coin similar to LYONS 37 (Universität Graz, no. 2229, 2.91 g) which has the same bust type but longer obv. legend" 1d: CONSTANTINVS MAX P F AVG COS IIII (p. 124). Listed in Bastien Lyon - supplément II (p. 134, no. 577α). Should be listed in RIC after LYONS 37.

NOTES

Weight 3.07 g; diameter 20.5 mm. Coin sold on CGB Monnaies 27 (lot 399) in October 2006 for EUR 880. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- from Bastien Lyon - supplément II (plate XXXVI, no. 577α a); weight 3.25 g [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski