7-2274

RIC VII, TRIER [after 2], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C3]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., rad., dr., cuir. [C3].

REVERSE

SECVRITASREIPVBLICAE [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE]; Securitas in long robe stg. l., holding long sceptre, offered Respublica in radiate crown Victory on globe. Lioness and lion over PTRE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C3. RIC lists bust type C2 (seen from back); cf. picture 2 on plate 3. Note that the description in RIC is not entirely correct. Securitas is holding long sceptre, not transverse spear. Respublica is in radiate crown, not turreted. Animals in exergue are probably lioness and lion. Coin should be listed after TRIER 2.

NOTES

AV medallion of 1½ solidi. Weight 6.73 g. From Numismatica Ars Classica auction 49 (lot 467), October 2008.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski