7-3071

RIC VII, TRIER 543, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINOPOL [CONSTANTINOPOL (sic!)]; bust l., laur. helmet, wearing imperial cloak, reversed spear.

REVERSE

Victory stg. l. on prow, holding spear and shield. Star in left field. TR•P in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 543 except for star in l. field (cf. ARLES 352 and two issues from Trier: TRIER 554 with wreath in l. field and TRIER 563 with branch in l. field). Apparently an ancient imitation.

See also:
TRIER 548, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]
TRIER 548, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]
TRIER 548, CONSTANTINOPOLIS, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

NOTES

Weight 1.75 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 12 (lot 1391) in May 2020 for CHF 55.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski