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

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSIVNNC [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). Type listed in RMBT (p. 64, no. 19) but apparently all known specimens are ancient imitations. Should be noted in RIC before TRIER 315.

NOTES

Weight 2.69 g; diameter 19 mm. Sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 11 (lot 2075) in February 2020 for CHF 30.

Other specimens:

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

- sold on eBay in June 2009 for EUR 27.50; obv. legend break probably I-N [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

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

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


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski