7-3003

RIC VII, TRIER [before 520], CONSTANTINE II, CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4 l.] AND OBVERSE LEGEND [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSNOBC [CONSTANTINVS NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir. [B4 l.].

REVERSE

[GL]ORIA-E-X-ER-CITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. front, looking at each other; each holding spear and rests hand on shield; between them two standards. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4 l.] AND OBVERSE LEGEND. Obv. legend and bust type are not attested for this issue (p. 214). Note also PTR in exergue instead of TRP. Obviously an ancient imitation. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 214. Coin could be noted before TRIER 520.

NOTES

Weight 1.94 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 10, part 2 (lot 1721) in December 2019 for CHF 130.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski