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RIC VII, TRIER [before 290], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [IRREGULAR COIN]

    

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., laur., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; trophy with captive std. on ground on either side. T in left field, F in right field. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE Similar to bust type I1 l. which is not attested for obv. legend 7b (p. 189). Probably an ancient imitation. Could be listed before TRIER 290.

NOTES

Weight 2.9 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $75.

Other specimens:

- specimen old on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $75; weight 2.5 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski