7-1259

RIC VII, TICINUM [before 23], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B4].

REVERSE

MARTICON-SERVATORI [MARTI CONSERVATORI]; Mars in military dress, stg. r., reversed spear in r. hand, l. on shield set on ground, cloak across r. shoulder. Star in left field. S•T in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 362). However, Bruun mentions in footnote 23 on p. 362 that "Maur. [Maurice, Numismatique constantinienne], loc. cit., rev. II, 1, records a bust B4, reffering to Vo [Voetter], not in V. [Vienna]". Coin should be listed before TICINUM 23.

NOTES

Diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2012 for $20.81. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski