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RIC VII, TRIER [before 518], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E7] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSMAXAVG [CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., plain diadem, dr., cuir. [E7].

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. front, looking at each other; each holding spear and rests hand on shield; between them two standards. TRP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E7. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 214). Note that diadem looks like a plain ladder-shaped diadem combined with a laurel wreath. Good style but presumably 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 [B4] [IRREGULAR COIN]
TRIER [after 518], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E8 l.] [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 1.67 g; diameter 16 mm. Sold on CGB E-auction 243 (lot 166243) in December 2017 for EUR 62.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski