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RIC VII, TRIER [before 386], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [L1 l.]

   

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., raising r. hand [L1 l.].

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 - L1 l. Not attested for obv. legend 7a (p. 198). Listed in RMBT (p. 74, no. 127; not illustrated, no rarity assigned). Coin should be listed before TRIER 386.

NOTES

Weight 2.58 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on CGB E-auction 125 (lot 66562) in September 2015 for EUR 185.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2011 for $335.07; weight 4.30 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Zenon M. and Tomasz Speier];

- specimen from VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins); weight 2.50 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from RMBT (plate XXIV, no. 128) and listed as no. 128 on p. 74; m.m. described as •STR•, but practically illegible; note also that this coin could regarded as an ancient imitation [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski