7-3072

RIC VII, TRIER [after 327], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CON-STANTINV[S]IVNNO [CONSTANTINVS IVN NO (sic!)]; bust l., laur., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand, pugio in l. hand.

REVERSE

BATATRAN-QVILLITA [BATA (sic!) TRANQVILLITA (sic!)]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; above, three stars. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Specimen similar to TRIER 327 except for different obv. legend. Note also aerror in rev. legend. Apparently an ancient imitation made by unskilled engraver. For varieties of bust types I1 and I2 see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 89-90. Coin could be noted in RIC after TRIER 327.

NOTES

Weight 3.36 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 12 (lot 1404) in May 2020 for CHF 75.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski