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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 141], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [BB]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSAV-G [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [BB].

REVERSE

ADVE-NTVSAVG [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 - BB. Not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 134). Listed in Huvelin (no. 12). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.01.017). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 141.

NOTES

Weight 3.74 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction 85 (lot 1209) in September 2010 for $575.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1982,1034.18); cited in Huvelin; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 4.485 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in May 2010 for $75.10; sold on Agora Auctions sale 37 (lot 235) in July 2015 for $90; weight 3.57 g; diameter 23.4 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen from eBay, September 2017; weight 3.83 g; diameter 22.38 mm [click for picture].

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 204 (lot 356; 3 coins) in February 2009 for $159 [click for picture];

- specimen from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 2.8 g; diameter 19-21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski