7-543

RIC VII, ROME [after 283], CONSTANTINE II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); bust l., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

CONSTAN/TINVSIV/NNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; rev. legend in three lines; wreath above. SMRT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. RIC lists only variants with breaks CONSTAN/TINVS/IVNNOBC [ROME 282] and CONSTA/NTINVS/IVNNOBC [ROME 283] (p. 329). Apparently an ancient imitation. See: Lars Ramskold, "Constantine's Vicennalia and the Death of Crispus", Niš and Byzantium XI, 2013. Coin may be noted after ROME 283.

NOTES

Coin sold on eBay in January 2009 for $14.48 [lot of 4 coins].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski