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RIC VII, TRIER [after 54], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5].

REVERSE

MARTICON-SERVATORI [MARTI CONSERVATORI]; Mars helmeted in military dress, stg. r., looking l., cloak spread, holding vertical spear reserved, resting l. hand on shield. T in left field, F in right field. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B5. Not attested for obv. legend 1c and this rev. type (p. 168). Note, however, that it could be a misprint in RIC (B4 instead of B5) and this coin is actually TRIER 54. Otherwise, should be listed after TRIER 54.

NOTES

Weight 3.88 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-LIVE Auction 2 (lot 890) in August 2018 for GBP 110.

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; Varangian's collection; weight 2.96 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski