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RIC VII, THESSALONICA [before 176], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBCAES [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; 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 this type with shorter obv. legend ...NOB C instead of NOB CAES. Coin should be listed before THESSALONICA 176.

See also:
THESSALONICA [before 176], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.43 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 75 (lot 330) in November 2013 for CHF 7,500; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 100 (lot 655) in May 2017 for CHF 6,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski