7-2114

RIC VII, TRIER [before 540], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4 l.] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir. [B4 l.].

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXERC-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•P in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B4 l. Not attested for obv. legend 8 (p. 217). Good style, no errors but probably an ancient imitation. Could be noted before TRIER 540.

See also:
TRIER [before 540], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5 l.] [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 1.65 g; diameter 19.1 mm. Coin sold on eBay in December 2016 for GBP 27.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski