7-993

RIC VII, TRIER [after 385], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K4 l. var.]

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, Victory on globe in r. hand, eagle-tipped sceptre in l. hand [K4 l. var.].

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Not attested in RIC. Similar to consular bust K4 l. except for globe decorated with Victory. Listed in RMBT (p. 70, no. 96). Coin should be listed after TRIER 385.

NOTES

Weight 2.79 g; diameter 19.5 mm. From VCoins (Gert Boersema Ancient Coins).

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in April 2010 for $67.50; now in Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 3.34 g; diameter 18.0-18.4 mm [click for picture].

- from Ancients.info; posted by crispus [click for picture];

- from RMBT (plate XXII, no. 96) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski