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RIC VII, LYONS [before 78], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE D5

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTAN-TINVSMAXAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., laur. helmet, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar of varying design. P two captives L in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE D5. RIC lists for Constantine's I coins from this issue only legends: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG and CONSTANTINVS AVG (p. 127). Also bust type D5 is not attested. Coin should be listed before LYONS 78.

See also:
LYONS [before 78], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE D6

NOTES

Weight 2.86 g; diameter 17.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2008 for $255.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski