7-2967

RIC VII, THESSALONICA [after 35], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1], HYBRID [FORGERY]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; head r., laur. [B1].

REVERSE

VOTXX•/MVLT/XXX• with mintmark in laurel wreath - TSΔ.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B1 [FORGERY]. Not attested for obv. 7b (p. 504). But note rev. type expected for Augusti. Coin may be regarded as an unlisted hybrid but in fact it is a modern Serbian forgery.

NOTES

Weight 2.78 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in September 2019 for EUR 31.50.

Other specimens:

- from eBay, January 2021; weight 2.85 g [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by VCollector; weight 2.98 g; diameter 17-18 mm [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski