7-636

RIC VII, LYONS [after 43], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K3 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand [K3 l.].

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-[TOCO]MITI [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 BUST TYPE - K3 l. Not attested for obv. legend 1h (p. 125). Listed in Bastien Lyon I (p. 256, no. 586). Coin should be listed after LYONS 43.

NOTES

Weight 3.64 g. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction in September 2007 for $190.

Other specimens:

- specimen offered on eBay in July 2009 for EUR 225; weight 3.44 g; diameter 21.30 mm; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate LXIV, no. 586a; weight 1.98 g (sic!); obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate LXIV, no. 586b; weight 3.10 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski