7-1415

RIC VII, TRIER [before 510], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E2]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; head r., with rosette-diadem [E2].

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. •PTRE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

BUST TYPE - E2. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 212). But note that it could be an error in RIC because the existence of TRIER 510 with bust type E8 is doubtful (cf. footnote 510-511 on p. 212: "Recorded by LRBC 43-44 as E2 and E3"). Coin should be listed before TRIER 510..

NOTES

Weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2018 for GBP 57.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in April 2018 for GBP 43.60; weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the Nemesis Collection; weight 2.73 g [click for picture];

- specimen submitted by Nicola Tammaro; weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the UK Detector Finds Database, no. 16115; weight 2.2 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski