7-3176

RIC VII, TRIER [after 538], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, OFFICINA S [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AV]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

GLORIA-EXERC-ITVS• [GLORIA EXERCITVS•]; two soldiers stg. facing one another, holding spear in outer hand, inner hand resting on shield set on ground; between them two standards. TR•S in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Not attested for this issue (p. 216). Note also dot in rev. legend. Crude style. Apparently an ancient imitation. Could be noted after TRIER 538.

See also:
TRIER [after 538], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, OFFICINA P

NOTES

Weight 2.66 g; diameter 18 mm. From Nether Compton (Dorset) Hoard. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 480 (lot 703) in November 2020 for $110.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski