7-1703

RIC VII, ROME [before 93], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

IPPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IPP (sic!) CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPIA-IVVENTVTIS [PRINCIPIA IVVENTVTIS]; prince helmeted, in military dress, stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, holding reversed spear, hand on shield set on ground. A in left field. RP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Crispus and Constantine II (p. 308). Therefore, this specimen could be regarded as hybrid. Note an engraver's error in obv. legend: IPP instead od IMP. Coin should be listed before ROME 93.

NOTES

Weight 2.30 g; diameter 21 mm. Sold on eBay in June 2014 for EUR 6.80.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski