7-595

RIC VII, TRIER [before 315], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C3 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTA[NTI]-NVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., rad., dr., cuir. [C3 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX; above, three stars. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C3 l. Not attested for obv. legend 7b (p.191). Could be regarded as an ancient imitation, but listed in RMBT (p. 64, no. 19). Should be listed in RIC before TRIER 315.

NOTES

Coin sold on eBay in June 2009 for EUR 27.50 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].

Other specimens:

- specimen from the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18204528); weight 3.29 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from RMBT (plate XIX, no. 16); bust described in RMBT (p. 64, no. 16) as cuirassed only; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen from RMBT (plate XIX, no. 17); bust described in RMBT (p. 64, no. 17) as cuirassed only [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski