7-1235

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

GLOR-IAEXER[C]-ITVS [GLORIA EXERCITVS]; two soldiers, helmeted, stg. front, looking at each other; each holding spear and rests hand on shield; between them two standards. TRS* in exergue.

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

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.

NOTES

Weight 2.50 g; diameter 15-16 mm. Coin sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $90.

Other specimens:

- from Nicola Tammaro's collection; weight 2.90 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2020 for GBP 22; weight 2.48 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski