6-436

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 127], CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY, BUST TYPE A

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir. [A].

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys falling from l. shoulder, r. raised, l. holding globe close to body, turned inwards. T in left field, F in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDINIUM 121a except for Sol holding globe close to body. Listed in Cloke-Toone (6.02.010 (2)). Coins with this rev. type are usually treated as a separate issue (cf. ROMA 339-340, OSTIA 83-88), therefore this issue should be listed after LONDINIUM 127.

See also:
LONDINIUM [after 127], CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY, BUST TYPE B

NOTES

Weight 4.86 g. Coin sold on Freeman & Sear auction in June 2007 for $100 [Thanks to the collaboration of Armin Scholz].

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay UK in 2003 for GBP 34.00; diameter 24 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Armin Scholz];

- specimen sold on VCoins in July 2008 for $110, now in Armin Scholz's collection; weight 3.88 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on CNG site in March 2009 for $65; weight 4.55 g; diameter 22 mm; rev. legend break I-C [click for picture];

- specimen from Beast Coins; weight 4.09 g; diameter 22-24 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from eBay, October 2011; weight 4.40 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from VCoins (GB Collection); weight 4.61 g; diameter 24 mm; rev. legend break I-C [click for picture];

- specimen sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 88) in June 2017 for GBP 40; weight 5.08 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Noviomagus; weight 4.40 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski