6-1868

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 172], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [R]

  

OBVERSE

[CO]NSTANT-INVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., in mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre [R].

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 - R. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 135). Note, however, that this bust type could be also regarded as cuirassed. See LONDINIUM 172 from Huvelin (plate 7, no. 46) described as cuirassed in RIC, in Huvelin and in Cloke-Toone (7.03.030; not illustrated). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Not listed in Huvelin. Not listed in Cloke-Toone. Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 190.

NOTES

Weight 4.21 g. 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. 31.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski