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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 217], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Z]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [Z].

REVERSE

PRINCIP-II-V[V]ENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; Prince stg. facing, head l., in military dress, holding standard in each hand. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - Z. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 137). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.06.006; not illustrated). Should be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 217.

NOTES

Weight 4.40 g; diameter 21-23 mm. Ex Robert Bernobich. Sold on VAuctions sale 315 (lot 322) in April 2015 for $160 [lot of 6 coins]; sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $175.

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 35 (lot 1485) in May 2017 for GBP 110 (note that helmet could be laureate, i.e. coin is LONDINIUM 217); weight 3.90 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski