7-805

RIC VII, TRIER [after 544], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4], OFFICINA P

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSMAXAVG [CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B4].

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 - B4. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 217). But cf. TRIER 538. See also footnote 544 on p. 217: "Varying diadems in off. P: laurel wreath with forehead rosette, rosette diadems with large pellets or with forehead rosette, leaves and pellets, or ordinary rosette diadem. One V[ienna], off. S, plain diadem with rosette." See example of TRIER 544 with laurel wreath with forehead rosette. Coin should be listed after TRIER 544.

See also:
TRIER [after 544], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4], OFFICINA S

NOTES

Weight 2.50 g; diameter 16 mm. From Via-Agrippa.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in July 2015 for GBP 10.07 [click for picture];

- specimen from Roma Numismatics; weight 2.12 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski