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RIC VII, TRIER [after 149], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBCAES [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES]; bust r., head bare, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

CLARITAS-R-EIPVBLICAE [CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE]; Sol rad., advancing l., raising r. hand, whip in l. hand, flying chlamys. T in left field, F in right field. •ATR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Not attested for this issue (p. 174). Note also that RIC describes Sol, probably in error, as holding whip and globe. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 175 and also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 175. Coin should be listed after TRIER 149.

See also:
TRIER [after 155], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, BUST TYPE A2
TRIER [after 155], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, BUST TYPE A4
TRIER [after 155], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, BUST TYPE B4

NOTES

Weight 4.00 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 10, part 2 (lot 1710) in December 2019 for CHF 110.

Other specimens:

- sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 11 (lot 2054) in February 2020 for CHF 120; weight 3.53 g; diameter 21 mm; rev. legend breaks S-RE-I [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in August 2010 for GBP 55; now in Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 3.73 g; diameter 19.0-21.3 mm; rev. legend breaks S-RE-I [click for picture];

- from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 16. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (I)", Money Trend 2011, no. 6, p. 193, no. 22; weight 2.94 g; diameter 19.7-20.6 mm[click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski