7-937

RIC VII, TRIER [before 518], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSMAXAV [CONSTANTINVS MAX AV]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B4].

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXER-CITV [GLORIA EXERCITV]; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. front, looking at each other; each holding spear and rests hand on shield; between them two standards. TRS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 214). Note ...MAX AV in obv. legend instead of ...MAX AVG, EXERCITV in rev. legend instead of EXERCITVS and unusual rev. legend break R-C instead of C-I. Probably an ancient imitation. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 214. Could be noted in RIC before TRIER 518.

See also:
TRIER [before 518], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4] AND OBVERSE LEGEND [IRREGULAR COIN]
TRIER [before 518], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E7] [IRREGULAR COIN]
TRIER [after 518], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E8 l.] [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 1.81 g; diameter 15.5 mm. Coin offered on CGB auction in November 2009 for EUR 150.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski