7-474

RIC VII, THESSALONICA [before 176], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., plain diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI-IVVE-NTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince stg. l. in military dress, holding vexillum, sceptre on l. arm; to r., two standards. MTS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists similar type for Constantius II (THESSALONICA 176, p. 522). Coin should be listed before THESSALONICA 176.

See also:
THESSALONICA [before 176], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.52 g. Coin sold on Helios Numismatik auction 1 (lot 588) in April 2008 for $10,337; sold on Nomos auction 5 (lot 258) in October 2011 for CHF 14,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Nomisma auction 50 (lot 36) in October 2014 for EUR 3,500; weight 4.54 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski