7-3055

RIC VII, ROME, CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [VOTA PVBLICA] (Festival of Isis)

  

OBVERSE

DNFLCONSTANTIVSAVG [D N FL CONSTANTIVS AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

VOTAP-V-BLICA [VOTA PVBLICA]; Anubis stg. l., holding holding sistrum and caduceus.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen belongs to the Festival of Isis coins, first struck by Diocletian and continued until the 380s. Not listed in Alföldi.

See also: Lars Ramskold, "A die link study of Constantine’s pagan Festival of Isis tokens and affiliated coin-like ‘fractions’: chronology and relation to major imperial events", Jahrbuch für Numismatik und Geldgeschichte 66, 2016, pp. 157-239.

NOTES

Weight 1.41 g; diameter 14.2 mm. From NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 88067).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski