Victoria Laetae Series - Arles (Arelatum) Mint

VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP

Bust types for this reverse legend:

D6 - Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed
D7 - High-crested helmet (bowl-shaped), cuirassed - Not attested in RIC
H11 - High-crested helmet, cuirassed, spear across right shoulder
H12 - High-crested helmet, cuirassed, spear across right shoulder, shield on left arm

 
RIC # Issuer Obverse Legend Bust Type Officinae
P * over crescent A, plain altar     319
185 Constantine I IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, or O_N, or T_A, or A_N D6 P S T Q
-- Constantine I IMP CON_STANTINVS AVG D7 - - - Q
186 Constantine I IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, or O_N, or T_A, or A_N H11 left P - - -
187 Constantine I IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, or O_N, or T_A, or A_N H12 P - - -
P * over crescent A, plain altar with garland, or garland and pellet     319 (this is not listed in RIC)
-- Constantine I IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG D6 - - T -
P * over crescent A, altar with diamond and five pellets     319
188 Constantine I IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, or O_N, or T_A, or A_N D6 P - - -
189 Constantine I IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG, or O_N, or T_A, or A_N H12 P - - -
PARL     319
190 Constantine I IMP CONSTAN_TINVS MAX AVG D6 P S T -
191 Constantine I IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG, or N_T, or T_I, or I_N D6 P S T -
192 Constantine I IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG, or N_T, or T_I, or I_N H11 left P S T Q
PARL, altar with diamond and five pellets     319
193 Constantine I IMP CONSTAN_TINVS MAX AVG D6 P - T -
194 Constantine I IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG, or N_T, or T_I, or I_N D6 P - T -
195 Constantine I IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG, or N_T, or T_I, or I_N H11 left - - T -


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 1
IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar
P * over crescent A in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 2.58g
RIC VII, 185 (R2)
Ex Barry Murphy, CICF, April 2005


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 2
IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar
S * over crescent A in exergue
18mm, 3.18g
RIC VII, 185 (R4)
Ex ECaesars Numismatics, eBay, February 2006


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar with garland
T * over crescent A in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 3.51g
RIC VII, --

Note: RIC only lists two altar types for this series: plain or decorated with diamond and five pellets.


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar with garland and pellet
T * over crescent A in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 3.51g
RIC VII, --
Ex Victor's Imperial Coins, VCoins, May 2016

Note: RIC only lists two altar types for this series: plain or decorated with diamond and five pellets.


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319?, Arles, Officina 4
IMP CON_STANTINVS AVG
High-crested helmet, triangle-shaped crossbar, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar
Q * over crescent A in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 2.95g
RIC VII, --

Note: RIC does not list the D7 bust for any series of this reverse type


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 1
IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar
PARL in exergue
18mm, 2.79g
RIC VII, 191 (R3)
Ex Martin Griffiths Collection, March 2004


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 1
IMP CONSTAN_TINVS AVG
High-crested helmet, four pellets in crossbar, cuirassed bust left, spear across right shoulder, mappa in left hand
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar
PARL in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 3.50g
RIC VII, 192 (R4)
Ex Gantcho and Hanna Zagorski, eBay, May 2004


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTAN_TINVS MAX AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with diamond and five pellets
TARL in exergue
17mm x 19mm, 3.07g
RIC VII, 193 (R3)

Note: Narrow spacing in obverse legend break


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTAN_TINVS MAX AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with diamond and five pellets
TARL in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 3.65g
RIC VII, 193 (R3)

Note: Wide spacing in obverse legend break


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319?, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTAN_TINVS MAX AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with top and bottom bands with pellets, four pellets in middle and shield (?) in center
TARL in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 3.32g
RIC VII, -- (cf. 193)
Ex Cameleon Coins, eBay, April 2006

Note: RIC does not list this altar design for Arles, although it is known for London.

Note from Jeff Clark, May 9, 2006: "I think it is more a bastardized diamond with 4 dots in corners and dot in center type. It also has three rows or layers across the bottom which is odd too. But, the shield is clearly not round and has 4 corners. I would think it was a copy of some sort, but why anybody would copy the diamond shape so small is beyond me."


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 1
IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with diamond and five pellets
PARL in exergue
19mm, 3.41g
RIC VII, 194 (R4)
Ex Titiana & Slavey Art Numis, November, 2005


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG
Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with diamond and five pellets
TARL in exergue
18mm x 19mm, 2.99g
RIC VII, 194 (R1)
Ex Titiana & Slavey Art Numis, November, 2005


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTA_NTINVS AVG
High-crested helmet, four pellets on crossbar, cuirassed bust left, spear across right shoulder, mappa in left hand
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with diamond and five pellets
TARL in exergue
17mm x 18mm, 2.77g
RIC VII, 195 (R4)
Ex Jorg Strahlendorf, eBay, March 2004


Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319, Arles, Officina 3
IMP CONSTANT_INVS AVG
High-crested helmet, no crossbar, triangular cut with center pellet at base of helmet, cuirassed bust left, spear across right shoulder, mappa in left hand
VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above plain altar
TARL in exergue
17mm x 18mm, 3.09g
RIC VII, 195 (R4)

 

VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP

Bust types for this reverse legend:

B1 - Laureate

 
RIC # Issuer Obverse Legend Bust Type Officinae
PARL, altar with pellet     319-320
-- Constantine I CONSTAN_TINVS AVG B1 P - - -
198 Licinius I IMP LICI_NIVS AVG B1 - S - -
199 Crispus CRISPVS-NOB CAES B1 - - T -
200 Constantine II CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C B1 - - - Q
PARL, plain altar     319-320
201 Crispus CRISPVS-NOB CAES B1 - - T -

 

Roman Imperial, Constantine I, AE3, 319-320, Arles, Officina 1
CONSTAN_TINVS AVG
Laureate head right
VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP
Two Victories, standing facing each other, inscribing shield with VOT | PR, above altar with pellet (?)
PARL in exergue
18mm x 20mm, 2.59g
RIC VII, --
Ex Keith Metzer Collection, April 2006

Note: RIC does not list any Constantine I issues for the short LAET reverse legend.