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RIC VII, TRIER 353, CONSTANTINE II, ENGRAVER'S ERROR [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNOBIC [CONSTANTINVS IV (sic!) NOBI (sic!) C]; bust l., laur., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand, pugio in l. hand.

REVERSE

BEATATRA-QVILLITAS [BEATA TRAQVILLITAS (sic!)]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; above, three stars. PTR • in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to TRIER 353 except for errors in legends. In obv. legend: ...IVNOBIC instead of ...IVNNOBC. In rev. legend: TRAQVILLITAS instead of TRANQVILLITAS. Probably an ancient imitation with engraver's errors. For bust type see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 89-90.

NOTES

Coin sold on eBay in March 2005 for $50.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski