6-638

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 207], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [R]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., in mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre [R].

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 - R. Not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 136). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Not listed in Huvelin, but cf. no. 92a with bust described as cuirassed. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.04.030). Should be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 207.

NOTES

Weight 4.25 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no, 1977,1005.22; described as cuirassed).

Other specimens:

- specimen from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 16. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (I)", Money Trend 2011, no. 6, p. 191, no. 5; weight 4.14 g; diameter 21.3-22.5 mm; obv. legend break N-V; rev. legend breaks O-R-D-M [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 10, no. 92a); Boursies hoard, no. 313 [click for picture];

- specimen from the UK Detector Finds Database, no. 17446; ow in mauseus' collection; diameter 23 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Zenon M.];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 666) in December 2015 for GBP 500; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; ex Toone collection; weight 4.18 g; diameter 22.5-22.8 mm; obv. legend break I-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski