7-3415

RIC VII, ROME [after 168], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [H4 l. var.]

  

OBVERSE

CO-NSTANTIN-VSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., bowl-shaped helmet with a long crest, cuir., spear pointing forward, shield on l. arm [H4 l. var.].

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; camp gate with three turrets, gate closed; varying number of stone layers. P in left field, R in right field. RQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - H4 l. var. Not attested for this type of rev. (p. 316). Note also unusual helmet: bowl-shaped with a long crest. For typology of Constantine's helmets from ROME 143-193 issue see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 438. Coin should be listed after ROME 168.

NOTES

Weight 3.56 g. Coin sold on Inasta auction 98 E-Live (lot 465) in March 2022 for EUR 320.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski