6-906

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 241], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [DD]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSA-VG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., rad., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [DD].

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 - DD. Not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 134). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 13). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.01.018). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 141.

NOTES

Weight 4.44 g. From Huvelin (plate 6, no. 13); Boursies hoard, no. 342.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2012 for $322.59; now in the Robert Bernobich Collection; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 4.20 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- from Art Coins Roma (Bertolami Fine Arts) auction 5 (lot 776, LC 33), May 2012; weight 4.54 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski