7-1995

RIC VII, TRIER [after 229], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D6] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur. helmet, cuir. [D6].

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETPR [VICTORIAE LAET P R (sic!)]; two Victories stg. facing one another, together holding shield inscribed VOT/PR on undecorated altar. STR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - D6. Not attested for obv. legend 1c (p. 184). But note crude portrait and lettering. Note also eroor in rev. legend and undecorated altar (with no star) on rev. Probably an ancient imitation. To be noted after TRIER 229.

NOTES

Weight 2.77 g; diameter 17 mm. Sold on eBay in July 2016 for $30.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski