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RIC VII, ROME [before 282], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B4].

REVERSE

CONSTAN/TINVS/IVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; rev. legend in three lines; wreath above. SMRT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4. Not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 329). Apparently an ancient imitation. See: Lars Ramskold, "Constantine's Vicennalia and the Death of Crispus", Niš and Byzantium XI, 2013. Coin may be noted before ROME 282.

NOTES

Weight 1.54 g; diameter 14.4 mm. Coin sold on eBay in October 2007 for $88. Illustrated in Ramskold's article cited above on p. 425.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski