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Constans FEL TEMP galley with figurehead from Antioch
« on: September 29, 2017, 01:04:29 PM »
RIC only lists this type with a pearl diadem, while this one has a rosette diadem.

The coin is nicely engraved (especially the reverse) and the prow looks like it has a figurehead on it...maybe a wolf or a draco.

Also note a design element that pops up on LRB's-- the wavy line with dots.

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Re: Constans FEL TEMP galley with figurehead from Antioch
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2017, 04:42:23 PM »
That design element reminds me of the campgate you won the other day. Very interesting.

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« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2017, 04:59:22 PM »
I just found this campgate as well. Instead of the pattern in top, as the coin I mentioned previously http://www.lateromanbronzecoinforum.com/index.php/topic,1315.msg3709.html, it has the same decoration in the base in this example from Wildwinds:
 
Constantius II, AE3, 328-329, Nicomedia,
FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left.
PROVIDEN-TIAE CAES dot, Campgate with six layers, two turrets, no doors, star above,
decorated base.
Mintmark SMNS.
RIC VII Nicomedia 158; Sear 17650.


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Re: Constans FEL TEMP galley with figurehead from Antioch
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2017, 05:24:49 PM »
That design element reminds me of the campgate you won the other day.

you find it on other LRB's also...here are two VLPP's with the design on the ceter piece of the helmet.

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Re: Constans FEL TEMP galley with figurehead from Antioch
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2017, 12:40:15 PM »
here's another LRB with the wavy line and dots- look on ROMA's left shoulder

and a shield with wavy lines and dots

the visor on a helmet and shoulder of an VRBS ROMA