7-2925

RIC VII, ROME [before 141], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED ISSUE [FORTVNA REDVX AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

F[O]RTVNARE-DVXAVGN [FORTVNA REDVX AVG N]; Fortuna seated l. on wheel, r. holding rudder, l. cornucopiae. P in left field, R in right field. RS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Similar reverse type was in use during the First Tetrarchy [cf. RIC VI TREVERI 228-263b or TREVERI 378-417] but is completely absent in RIC VII. Coin should be listed as a part of ROME 141-193 before ROME 141.

See also:
ROME [before 141], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [FORTVNA REDVX AVG N]

NOTES

Weight 3.46 g; diameter 20 mm. From: Salvatore Garrafo, Il Tesoro monetale si Suq el Kedim (Misurata, Libia), [in:] Salvatore Garraffo & Mario Mazza (a cura di), Il tesoro di Misurata (Libia). Produzione e circolazione monetaria nell’età di Costantino il Grande. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studi, Roma, Istituto Nazionale di Studi Romani – Onlus, 19-20 aprile 2012, Catania-Roma, Edizioni del Prisma, 2015, p. 59, fig. 3 [Thanks to the collaboration of Jean-Marc Doyen].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski