7-1325

RIC VII, ARLES [before 143], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [PIETAS AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PIETA-S[AV]GG [PIETAS AVGG]; emperor stg. l., loins draped with himation, r. stroking child to l., l. leaning on sceptre. C in left field, S in right field. PARL in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Attested in Ferrando (no. 374). See also: Schmitt-Cadet, A.-M., "Un nouveau nummus de Constantin Ier à la Pietas (Arles, 317)", Bulletin du cercle d'études numismatiques 2012, vol. 49, no. 2, p. 64-67. Coin should be listed before ARLES 143.

NOTES

Private collection [Thanks to the collaboration of Nicola Tammaro].

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in March 2014 (officina letter uncertain) [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 46447) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski