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RIC VII, ARLES 326, CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., rosette-diadem, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVG [PROVIDENTIAE AVG]; gateway with two turrets, star above, no doors, varying number of stone layers. T in left field, F in right field. PCONST in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Coin similar to ARLES 326 except for "AVG" in rev. legend instead of "AVGG" (p. 269).

See also:
ARLES 337, CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 2.94 g; diameter 20 mm. Ex Beast Coins. Sold on VAuctions auction 250 (lot 134) in August 2010 for $132.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in March 2008 for $158.86; note soft strike (letters in fields and officina letter are hardly visible) [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Frans Diederik [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 54921); weight 3.0 g [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 54921); weight 3.0 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski