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

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAV-G [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [Z].

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 - Z. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 135-136). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 50-50a; object on shoulder is described as sceptre or spear). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.03.032). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 175.

NOTES

Weight 4.16 g; diameter 23.1-23.2 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Ex Toone collection. Sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 662) in December 2015 for GBP 200.

Other specimens:

- sold on Harlan J. Berk Buy or Bid Sale 193 (lot 479) in 2015 for $250; weight 4.92 g [click for picture];

- sold on Teutoburger Münzauktion auction 103 (lot 2040) in May 2016 for EUR 110; sceptre over r. shoulder; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from CGB Numishop (brm_466551); Chitry Hoard (no. 139); weight 4.41 g; diameter 23.5 mm; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.13); sceptre over r. shoulder; weight 3.64 g; diameter 23.5 mm; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 216 (lot 141730) in June 2017 for EUR 46; weight 4.43 g; diameter 23.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in September 2013 for $87.82; now in Tomasz Speier's collection; sceptre over r. shoulder; weight 4.32 g; diameter 22.0-22.7 mm; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from Huvelin (plate 7, no. 50); Hennebont hoard; sceptre over r. shoulder; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from Huvelin (plate 7, no. 50a); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3216 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski