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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-V-ENTVTIS [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). Should be listed before LONDINIUM 222.

NOTES

Weight 5.00 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin offered on eBay in September 2010 for GBP 140.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.26); weight 4.7 g; rev. legend break V-VE [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction in February 2009 for $150 [lot of 6 coins]; offered on Roman Lode site for $100; weight 4.12 g; diameter 21.7-23.5 mm; rev. legend break V-VE [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in April 2015 for GBP 73; weight 4.10 g; diameter 23 mm; rev. legend break V-VE [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski