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RIC VII, TRIER 480/475, CONSTANTIUS II, HYBRID, OFFICINA S

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir. [TRIER 480].

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. STR[dot over crescent] in exergue [TRIER 475-476].

NOT IN RIC

HYBRID. Obverse TRIER 480 with reverse TRIER 475-476 (p. 209). Note that similar coin minted for Crispus [TRIER 476] with rev. legend PROVIDENTIAE AVGG is not regarded as a hybrid! Another example of inconsistency in RIC. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 206-207.

See also:
TRIER 480/475, CONSTANTIUS II, HYBRID, OFFICINA P
TRIER 480/475, CONSTANTIUS II, HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 2.94 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2009 for $108.50.

Other specimens:

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 29767); diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2002 for $257.53; weight 2.86 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski