6-672

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

  

OBVERSE

C-ONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., rad., helm., dr. (?), cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm [EE].

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 - EE. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 135-136). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 54; specimen from British Museum, cited below) and described as cuirassed and draped. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.03.042) and also described as cuirassed and draped. However, alleged drapery could be regarded as balteus, shoulder belt used to suspend the sword or to support the shield. Coin should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 177.

NOTES

Weight 4.54 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.14).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski