6-1301

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 227], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE AND REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., in mantle.

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 BUST TYPE. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 137). Note also that prince's cloak is hanging behind, not from l. shoulder only. Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.024). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 227.

NOTES

Weight 3.72 g; diameter 23 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Sold on Roma Numismatics auction VII (lot 1279) in March 2014 for GBP 200.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski