7-2535

RIC VII, TICINUM [after 143]/-, CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K3], MINTMARK VARIETY, HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTA-NTINVSAV [CONSTANTINVS AV (sic!)]; bust r., laur., wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand [K3].

REVERSE

CAEASARVMNOSTROR [CAEASARVM (sic!) NOSTROR (sic!)]; laurel wreath enclosing VOT/X. T*T in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K3], MINTMARK VARIETY, HYBRID. Bust type not attested for this issue. Good portrait, but note rev. appropriate for Caesars, error in obv. legend (AV instead of AVG) and unusual m.m. with star. Undoubtedly an ancient imitation.

NOTES

From FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Ben Bridgwater.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski