7-1719

RIC VII, LYONS [before 60], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [G5]

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [G5].

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder and hanging behind, raising r. hand, globe in l. A in left field, S in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - G5. Not attested for obv. legend 1c (p. 125-126). Listed in Bastien Lyon - supplément I (p. 49, no. 604α). Coin should be listed before LYONS 60.

NOTES

Weight 3.13 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in July 2014 for EUR 318 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier]; sold on Pecunem 23 (lot 1007) in October 2014 for EUR 325; offered on Roma Numismatics e-Sale 21 (lot 884) in October 2015; offered in Baldwin's auction 100 (lot 924) in September 2016.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Bastien Lyon - supplément I (plate IX, no. 604α); weight 3.55 g [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski