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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PRINCIPII-VVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; Prince stg. facing, head l., cloak hanging behind, r. holding globe, l. reversed spear. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [CC] AND REVERSE VARIETY. Bust type not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 137). For this bust type see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. But note also that prince's cloak is hanging behind, not from l. shoulder only. Listed in Huvelin (no. 130b). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.016). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 226.

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

NOTES

Weight 4.35 g; diameter 23 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Sold on CNG aucton 85 (lot 1206) in September 2010 for $525.

Other specimens:

- from Baldwins Winter 2013-14 Fixed Price List (lot AR086); probably would be (7.07.016) in Cloke-Toone; weight 5.01 g; obv. legend break O-N; rev. legend break I-V [click for picture];

- from Huvelin (plate 12, no. 130b); Cabinet des Médailles, Paris, no. 9145; rev. legend break V-V [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski