7-2989

RIC VII, ARLES [after 70], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

VICTORIAA-ETERNAAVGN [VICTORIA AETERNA AVG N]; Victory stg. r., inscribing on shield VOT/X/MVL/XX in four lines; to l., captive seated l. S in left field, F in right field. QARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE. Similar to rev. of ARLES 70 (Wien RÍ 61015; 3.43 g, 20.2 mm; cited in RIC) except for Victory standing instead of seated and captive seated l. Also an inscription on shield is different. Listed in Ferrando (p. 107, no. 373; m.m. given as PARL, probably in error). Coin should be listed in RIC after ARLES 70.

NOTES

Weight 3.00 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik auction 7 (lot 1730) in October 2020 for CHF 2,200.

Other specimens:

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 51762); shown in Ferrando on p. 107 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski