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

  

OBVERSE

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

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 122 except for Sol holding globe close to body. 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 A

NOTES

Weight 4.77 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 204 (lot 264) in February 2009 for $97 [Thanks to the collaboration of Armin Scholz].

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in August 2006 for $14.50 [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Armin Scholz];

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group site for $95; weight 4.28 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.262); weight 5.294 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 95) in June 2017 for GBP 36; weight 4.64 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski