7-2040

RIC VII, ROME [before 187], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [G8 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CON-STANT-INVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir. with spear pointing forward, shield on l. arm [G8 l.].

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; open camp gate with four turrets, no doors; varying number of stone layers. P in left field, R in right field. RS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - G8 l. Not attested for obv. legend 1 (p. 316). Coin should be listed before ROME 187.

NOTES

Weight 3.8 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on N&N London Green Auction I (lot 672) in September 2022 for GBP 110. Now in Nicola Tammaro's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in September 2016 for EUR 91.50 (officina letter uncertain); obv. legend breaks O-NSTAN-T [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Genio popvli romani].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski