7-1508

RIC VII, SISCIA [after 139], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED FOR RULER, BUST TYPE [B4 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX; captive std. on ground on either side. In left field chi-rho [probably with no religious connotation]. ЄSIS* in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Licinius I and Licinius II (p. 441). Coin should be listed after SISCIA 139.

NOTES

Weight 3.12 g. From Bikić-Do Hoard (p. 77 and Plate XVII, no. 755).

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 2.773 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 17. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (II)", Money Trend 2011, no. 10, p. 165, no. 10; weight 2.76 g; diameter 18.3-19.3 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski