7-694

RIC VII, TICINUM -/205, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, HYBRID

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir. [B4 l.].

REVERSE

DNCONSTANTINIMAXAVG [D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; camp gate, two turrets, star above, no doors, varying number of stone layers. P palm branch T in exergue [TICINUM 205].

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE, HYBRID. RIC lists for Constantine II only bust type B4. Note that bust style resembles that of Arles mint (cf. example of ARLES 311; from Beast Coins). Obverse similar to TICINUM 205. However, because of the bust style, coin may be regarded as an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Ex Rick Morton Collection. Sold on eBay in September 2013 for $125.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski