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RIC VII, NICOMEDIA 157, CONSTANTINE II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAES [PROVIDEN-TIAE CAES]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. SMNS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Coin similar to NICOMEDIA 157 except for absence of dot at end of rev. legend.

NOTES

Weight 2.67 g; diameter 18-19 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions sale 252 (lot 129) in September 2010 for $51.

Other specimens:

- from different rev. die sold on eBay in May 2016 for GBP 14.50; weight 2.85 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski