7-2297

RIC VII, TRIER 520, CONSTANTINE II, MINTMARK VARIETY [TR]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir.

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. TR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 520 (which is possibly an ancient imitation; see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 214) except for absence of officina letter in m.m. Note that TR at that time is a proper m.m. on gold pieces from Trier.

See also:
TRIER 518, CONSTANTINE I, MINTMARK VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 2.56 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2016 for GBP 119.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski