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

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPII-VVENTVTIS [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. Not attested in RIC VI and VII. Not listed in Huvelin, but cf. no. 25 (Sarzeau hoard) which, however, is regarded as an ancient imitation. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.001; this coin). Should be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 222.

NOTES

Weight 4.17 g; diameter 22 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 204 (lot 269) in February 2009 for $115.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski