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RIC VII, TRIER [after 384], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I3 l.]

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand, spear across l. shoulder [I3 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; above, three stars. •STR• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - I3 l. Not attested for obv. legend 7a (p. 198). Listed in RMBT (p. 72, no. 117; not illustrated, no rarity assigned). Coin should be listed after TRIER 384.

NOTES

Weight 3.10 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on eBay in November 2010 for EUR 32.50 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier]; sold on eBay in April 2015 for EUR 56; sold on Monnaies d'Antan Mail Bid Sale 18, session 1 (lot 477) in November 2015 for EUR 650.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; note the decoration on the left shoulder; weight 3.2 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski