7-2295

RIC VII, TRIER [before 169], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPII-VVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince laur., in military dress, stg. r., cloak spread, holding transverse spear in r. hand, globe in l. F in left field, T in right field. BTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER.. RIC lists Principi iuventutis only for Crispus and Constantine II (p. 177). Note that this coin could be regarded as hybrid or an ancient imitation. Note also that it could be a portrait of Crispus [TRIER 171] with wrong obv. legend appropriate for Constantine I. Coin should be listed before TRIER 167.

NOTES

Weight 1.16 g; diameter 17-18 mm. From NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 14945).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski