7-2819

RIC VII, TRIER 149, CONSTANTINE II, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

FLCLCONSTANTINVSIVNNC [FL CL CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust r., head bare, dr., cuir.

REVERSE

CLARITAS-RE-IPVBLICAE [CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE]; Sol rad., advancing l., raising r. hand, whip in l. hand, flying chlamys. T in left field, F in right field. •ATR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC erroneously describes Sol as holding whip and globe. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 175 and also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 175.

See also:
TRIER 149, CONSTANTINE II, [CORRECTION], ENGRAVER'S ERROR
TRIER [after 149], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 3.59 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 271 (lot 543) in January 2012 for $320; sold on CNG eAuction 361 (lot 1080) in October 2015 for $170.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2015 for EUR 16.61; weight 3.40 g; diameter 20 mm; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 16. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (I)", Money Trend 2011, no. 6, p. 193, no. 20; weight 2.96 g; diameter 20.0-20.3 mm; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 20); weight 2.74 g; diameter 20 mm; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from Chitry Hoard (no. 1610); weight 2.76 g; rev. legend breaks S-R-E [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski