6-2147

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 160], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Q]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., holding eagle-tipped sceptre [Q].

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 - Q. Distincly different from bust type R (in mantle) featured on LONDINIUM 160. Note, however, that this type is listed in Cloke-Toone (7.03.011) as a minor variety. See also Huvelin no. 35 and 35a. Could be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 160.

NOTES

Weight 4.24 g; diameter 22 mm. SOld on CNG eAuction 233 (lot 424) in May 2010 for $90.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG eAuction 454 (lot 424) in October 2019 for $60; weight 4.62 g; diameter 22.5 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski