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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 141], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1h] AND BUST TYPE [Q]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG] [1h]; bust l., laur., cuir., holding eagle-tipped sceptre [Q].

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 OBVERSE LEGEND [1h] AND BUST TYPE - Q. Neither obv. legend 1h nor bust type Q is attested for this issue (p. 134). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.01.019). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 141.

NOTES

Weght 2.65 g; diameter 24 mm. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 2011,4064.1).

Other specimens:

- specimen offered on Art Coins Roma auction 5 (lot 776) in May 2012; sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 661) in December 2015 for GBP 1,400; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; ex Toone collection; weight 4.38 g; diameter 22.6-23.4 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski