7-1572

RIC VII, TICINUM [before 200], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B1] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. T crescent [Q? T?] in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B3]. Not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 386). Mintmark uncertain: the last letter should be "T", but it looks like "Q". Note also a very light weight. Probably an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 2.06 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on eBay in November 2013 for $26.50 [Thanks to the collaboration of Paweł Kubiczek].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski