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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 138], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Y]

  

OBVERSE

C-ONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., holding spear forward, shield on l. arm [Y].

REVERSE

ADVEN-TVSAVG [ADVENTVS AVG]; prince riding l., r. raised, l. holding up spear, on horse pawing seated captive to l. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - Y. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 134). Not listed in Huvelin. Coin should be listed before LONDINIUM 138.

NOTES

Weight 4.29 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.94; acquisition date 1860 (sic!)).

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in March 2012 for $307; now in Brent Upchurch's collection; weight 4.1 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen sold on eBay in September 2012 for $86.56 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski