Type 18 images: AE2. REPARATIO REIPVB
Emperor raises kneeling female rt., emperor holds Victory on Globe in
23mm. 12:30. 4.28 grams. Siscia 26a3
23mm. 12:30. 4.28 grams. Siscia.
6.09 grams. Siscia 26a
23 mm. 12:00. 4.48 grams.
RIC Lugdunum 28a4
24 mm. 12:00. 5.81 grams. Arles (named Constantina
at the time) 20a
23-22 mm. 11:30. 4.45 grams. Arles 20a
24 mm. 12:00. 5.81 grams. Thessalonica 37a2
22 mm. 12:00. 6.10 grams. Rome 43a2
24-20 mm. 6:00. 5.78 grams. Rome 43a
22-20 mm. 6:00. 5.08 grams. Rome 43a, page 126.
24 mm. 11:00. 4.46 grams. Antioch 42a
Gratian. AE27-22. 12:00. 5.78 grams. Aquileia 30a2, page 100.
6:00. 5.54 grams. RIC Aquileia
halved coin found in Spain. The mintmark seems to be TCON for
Arelate. This piece is 27x13 mm, 6:00, and
Presumably it was halved to make smaller change.
Another halved coin from the same group. This one: 24x14 mm.
12:00. 2.96 grams.
23-22 mm. 12:00. 5.04 grams.
RIC Aquileia 30d2, page 100, "378-383"
Theodosius. Antioch. mintmark ANTΓ
21 mm. 5.76 grams. 6:00
RIC Antioch 42eΓ
Lugdunum = Lyons
23 mm. 4:30. 4.37 grams.
RIC Arelate 26a1.
"25 Aug. 383 - 28 Aug. 388"
19 mm. Axis of overtype, 11:00. 2.22 grams.
This AE2 type is on a flan much too small and thin.
The flan is from an official AE3
SECVRITAS REPVBLICAE (type 6)
with legend visible at 11:00 - 1:00 and
4:00 - 6:00 on the obverse in this photo.
The axis of the reverse of the undertype is about 2:00
on the obverse photo, but essentially nothing of the
Victory type can be seen.
The overtype has legend which appears to begin
with a widely spaced VA
in the normal 7:30 position, suggesting VALENTINIAN
The new reverse has obliterated the type and legend of the
is a very crude imitation found in Serbia. How can such an obvious
imitation have been worth making? Perhaps the earlier AE3 type was
demonetized when it was replaced with the AE2 and AE4 types.
The counterfeiter thought it would be better to try to make a new AE2
rather than waste the AE3 flan. [This is mere speculation.]
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