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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 196], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [R]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., in mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre [R].

REVERSE

CONCO-R-D-MILIT [CONCORD MILIT]; Concordia stg. slightly l., holding standard in each hand. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - R. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 136). Listed in Huvelin (no. 78-78a). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.04.007). Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 196.

NOTES

Weight 4.54 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction 87 (lot 1157) in May 2011 for $600.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 9, no. 78); Boursies hoard, no. 305 [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 9, no. 78a); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3283 [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in June 2007 for $152.14; weight 4.46 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in September 2012 for GBP 280; weight 4.30 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 665) in December 2015 for GBP 750; ex Toone collection; weight 4.37 g; diameter 23.0-23.7 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski