6-924

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 175], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Y]

  

OBVERSE

C-ONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm [Y].

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 - Y. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 135-136). Listed in Huvelin (no. 48-48a) but with the wrong attribution (see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 135). Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 175.

NOTES

Weight 4.4 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2014 for EUR 171. Now in Brent Upchurch's collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 7, no. 48a); cited after Lafaurie 1966 (no. 47) [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 7, no. 48); Boursies hoard, no. 343; obv. legend break O-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski