6-685

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 202], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Q]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., holding eagle-tipped sceptre [Q].

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - Q. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 136). Similar coin listed in Huvelin (no. 87), but described as "in mantle" instead of "cuirassed". Note that pteruges are visible on l. arm (see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134). However, bust type R ("in mantle") is slso no attested for obv. legend 1e. Coin should be listed before LONDINIUM 202.

NOTES

Weight 4.94 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1990,1102.11).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 9, no. 87); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3289 [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2015 for EUR 83; weight 4.50 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in May 2017 for EUR 55; weight 4.50 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski