7-2850

RIC VII, TRIER [before 206], CONSTANTIUS I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [DCa]

  

OBVERSE

DIVOCONSTANTIOOPTIMOIMP [DIVO CONSTANTIO OPTIMO IMP] [DCa]; head r., veiled and laur.

REVERSE

REQVIES-OPT•MER [REQVIES OPT • MER]; emperor std. l. on curule chair, raising r. hand, holding sceptre. STR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - DCa. Not attested for this rev. legend (p. 180). Note that it is not a misprint in RIC and TRIER 206 (1.68 g, 14 mm) with obv. legend DCb also exists. Listed in Zschucke BTP (p. 74, no. 13.18 and 13.21 (no dot in rev. legend); note that there is an error in Zschucke BTP and pictures for both varieties are identical). Coin should be listed in RIC before TRIER 206.

NOTES

Half-follis. Weight 1.535 g; diameter 14.7 mm. Coin sold on eBay in January 2019 for EUR 69.99.

Other specimens:

- from Zschucke BTP (p. 77, no. 13.18) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski