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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 155], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [F]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., helm., cuir. [F].

REVERSE

COMITI-AVGGNN [COMITI AVGG NN]; Sol stg. l., chlamys falling from l. shoulder, r. holding up globe, l. whip. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - F. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 135). Listed in Huvelin (no. 30). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.03.017). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 155.

NOTES

Weight 4.44 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.10).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 7, no. 30); Boursies hoard, no. 327 [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Mike R. Vosper Coins for GBP 225; weight 4.7 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma (Bertolami Fine Arts) auction 5 (lot 776, LC 40), May 2012; weight 4.15 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in September 2013 for $487.71; weight 4.60 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen sold on Münz Zentrum Rheinland auction 176, session 1 (lot 567) in May 2016 for EUR 330; weight 4.54 g; diameter 21.5-22.5 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from William Sharp Ogden, "A find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme's Head, North Wales", British Numismatic Journal 1906, p. 41 and plate II, no. 30; weight 4.45 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski