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RIC VII, ARLES [after 22], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [VICTORIA AETERNA AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

VICTORIA-AE-[TERNAAVGN] [VICTORIA AETERNA AVG N]; Constantine stg. l., in military dress, l. holding sceptre, r. receiving laurel branch from Victory; between them, kneeling captive. SARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC VII. Rev. legend was in frequent use in Ostia (but cf. also ARLES 70; Wien RÍ 61015; 3.43 g, 20.2 mm; cited in RIC). Note that reading of rev. legend is uncertain. Not listed in Ferrando. Coin should be listed in RIC after ARLES 22.

NOTES

Weight 3.70 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on eBay in January 2017 for USD 460.55 [lot of 6 coins]; sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for USD 1,100.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski