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RIC VII, LYONS 81, CONSTANTINE I, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

C[ONSTANTIN]-VSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., holding globe.

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar of varying design. P two captives L in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC describes this bust type as "wearing trabea" but Bastien claims (Bastien Lyon (318-337), footnote 2 on p. 140) that the single specimen from Oxford cited in RIC has bust cuirassed. Similar to I9 (but with globe instead of Victory on globe) or to M3 (but cuirassed instead of wearing trabea). Listed in Bastien Lyon (318-337) (p. 140, no. 20). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 128.

NOTES

Weight 3.37 g. From Bastien Lyon (318-337), plate II, no. 20a.

Other specimens:

- from Bastien Lyon (318-337), plate II, no. 20b (cited in RIC); weight 2.93 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski