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RIC VII, SISCIA [after 164], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [B3] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

DNCONSTANTINOIVNNC [D N CONSTANTINO IVN N C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from back [B3].

REVERSE

CAESARVMNOSTRORVM [CAESARVM NOSTRORVM]; around VOT/V in two lines in laurel wreath. ЄSIS* in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - B3. The obverse legend D N CONSTANTINO IVN N C is attested only for Lyons and for one irregular specimen from Trier [TRIER 354]. Note that the style of the obverse is not Siscian and it looks like an ancient imitation of obverse of LYONS 105 or 123 or 176 or 206 (see example of LYONS 123 (from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Bruno V.). Could be listed in footnotes after SISCIA 164.

NOTES

Weight 2.4 g; diameter 17.5 mm. Sold on eBay in July 2012 for $56.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski