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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 226], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [CC]

  

OBVERSE

C-ONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm [CC].

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIVVE-NTVTIS [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 BUST TYPE - CC. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 137). Listed in Huvelin (no. 130-130a). Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 226.

See also:
LONDINIUM [after 226], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [CC] AND REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 4.41 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2006 for $52.64; sold on eBay in July 2008 for $420.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1982,1034.22); weight 4.192 g; obv. legend unbroken; rev. legend break V-V [click for picture].

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 12, no. 130); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3580; obv. legend unbroken; rev. legend break V-V [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 12, no. 130a); ex Alex G. Malloy, no. 385 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski