7-2182

RIC VII, LYONS [after 160], CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

[C]ONS-TANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., raising r. hand [L2 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. C in left field, R in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC erroneously marks bust type as L2. Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 156, no. 115). In footnote 4 on p. 156 Bastien mentions that specimen from Vienna cited in RIC has bust turned l.

NOTES

Weight 3.00 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2017 for GBP 230.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Bastien Lyon II (plate VIII, no. 115a); weight 2.00 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Bastien Lyon II (plate VIII, no. 115b); weight 2.33 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski