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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 222], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1b]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P AVG] [1b]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIV-VENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; Prince stg. facing, head l., cloak hanging from l. shoulder, r. holding globe, l. reversed spear. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - 1b. Not attested for this reverse type (p. 137). Listed in Huvelin (no. 121; specimen from British Museum, cited below). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.002). Should be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 222.

NOTES

Weight 4.70 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.26).

Other specimens:

- from eBay, September 2010; weight 5.00 g; diameter 24 mm; rev. legend break V-V-E [click for picture];

- from CGB Numishop (brm_466717); Chitry Hoard (no. 155); ; weight 4.45 g; diameter 23 mm; rev. legend break V-V-E [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2015 for GBP 73; weight 4.10 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 204 (lot 360) in February 2009 for $150 [lot of 6 coins]; weight 4.12 g; diameter 21.7-23.5 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski