7-1102

RIC VII, TRIER 475, CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

PROVIE[??]-TIIECESS [PROVIE[??]IIE CESS (sic!)]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. DTR[dot over crescent] (sic!) in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 475 except for unusual reverse. Note additional element between the two turrets, diagonal lines instead of square bricks and two pairs of smaller arches on each side of the large central arch. The lettering on reverse suggests an illiterate engraver.

NOTES

Weight 2.67 g; diameter 19 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions in December 2010 for $285.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski