6-925

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 177], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [DD]

  

OBVERSE

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

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 - DD. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 135-136). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 53-53a). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.03.041). Coin should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 177.

NOTES

Weight 3.79 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 1270) in March 2017 for GBP 120.

Other specimens:

- from Huvelin (plate 8, no. 53a); Sarzeau (in Huvelin erroneously Boursies) hoard, no. 3242 [click for picture];

- from Huvelin (plate 8, no. 53); Boursies hoard, no. 336; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- from Via-Agrippa; weight 4.6 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Noviomagus [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2013 for $150.50; weight 4.21 g; diameter 22.9-23.4 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- from: William Sharp Ogden, "A find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme's Head, North Wales. Supplement no. 2", British Numismatic Journal 1912, p. 84 and plate V, no. 7; weight 4.34 g; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski