7-1938

RIC VII, LYONS 241/242, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CON[STANT]-INOPOLS [CONSTANTINOPOLS (sic!)]; bust l., laur., cuir. [LYONS 241].

REVERSE

She-wolf stg. l., suckling twins; two stars above. PLG in exergue [LYONS 242].

NOT IN RIC

HYBRID. Obverse LYONS 241 with reverse LYONS 242. Note an error in obv. legend; CONSTANTINOPOLS instead of CONSTANTINOPOLIS. Probably an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 1.62 g; diameter 15.5 mm. From Roma Numismatics e-Sale 21 (lot 887), October 2015; sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 380 (lot 509) in August 2016 for $205.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski