7-3011

RIC VII, ROME [after 156], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I4]

  

OBVERSE

CONS[T]ANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., Victory on globe in l. hand, spear pointing forward in r. hand [I4].

REVERSE

ROMAEA-ETERNAE [ROMAE AETERNAE]; Roma std. r., shield in lap inscribed X/V. P in left field, R in right field. RT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - I4. Not attested for obv. legend 7 and this type of rev. (p. 315). Coin should be listed after ROME 156.

NOTES

Weight 2.74 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 17 (lot 2992) in August 2021 for CHF 2,800.

Other specimens:

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; sold on eBay in February 2006 for USD 59.90 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski