7-1113

RIC VII, SIRMIUM [before 53], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED FOR RULER [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

[PROVIDEN]-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp-gate on base, two turrets, no doors, star above; varying number of stone layers. SIRM in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Constantius II (p. 475). Could be also regarded as a hybrid (unlisted obv. with legend 7b and rev. of SIRMIUM 53). Probably an ancient imitation. Should be noted before SIRMIUM 53.

NOTES

Weight 2.46 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 74 (lot 1359) in August 2020 for GBP 170.

Other specimens:

- from Ancient Imports; ex Victor Failmezger; weight 1.5 g; diameter 18.4 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski