6-491

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 132], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SOLIINVICTOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Bust of Sol r., rad., dr., cuir.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists similar unmarked issue only for Treveri [TREVERI 886-895] (p. 227). Listed in: G. Gautier, "An Unpublished Nummus of Constantine I of the Mint of London", Numismatic Chronicle 1992, p. 157-160. Listed in Cloke-Toone (6.04.001). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 227. Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 132.

NOTES

Weight 4.37 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From Gautier's article cited above (plate 36, no. 1).

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 38 (lot 581) in September 2013 for EUR 1,000; weight 4.25 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2014 for EUR 467; sold on Roma Numismatics E-SALE 17 (lot 1017) in April 2015 for GBP 550; weight 4.26 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 660) in December 2015 for GBP 220; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; ex Toone collection; weight 4.09 g; diameter 22.9-23.0 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski