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RIC VII, TICINUM [before 177], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [SECVRITAS PERPETVAE]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTIVS-CAESAR [CONSTANTIVS CAESAR]; head r., plain diadem, looking upwards.

REVERSE

SECVRITASPERPETVAE [SECVRITAS PERPETVAE]; prince stg. l., in military dress, leaning on sceptre, erecting trophy at the foot of which cuirass, shield. SMT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC but cf. TICINUM 49. First published in: Paul BeliŽn, "A previously unknown gold medallion of Constantius II Caesar from Ticinum", Numismatic Chronicle 2006, p. 233-235. Coin should be listed before TICINUM 177.

NOTES

AV medallion of 2 solidi. Weight 8.80 g; diameter 26 mm. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 78 (lot 1168) in May 2014 for CHF 120,000. Withdrawn from Triton XVIII Session 3 (lot 1248) in January 2015 [click for picture].

Other specimens:

- from BeliŽn's article, p. 233; from the same dies; weight 8.47 g; diameter 26.2 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski