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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 219], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Z]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIV-VENTVTIS [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 1e (p. 137). Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone - Addenda (7.06.012.5). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 219.

NOTES

Weight 4.88 g; diameter 22 mm. Sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 104) in June 2017 for GBP 170.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in November 2104 for EUR 64; now in Phil Edmonds' collection; weight 4.40 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen from Cloke-Toone - Addenda; Steve Thomas' collection; weight 4.80 g; diameter 23.5 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Auktionen Münzhandlung Sonntag auction 27 (lot 99) in November 2017 for EUR 120 [lot of 3 coins]; weight 4.05 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski