6-641

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 227], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [X]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPA-VG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., spear over l. shoulder, shield on l. arm [X].

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 - X. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 137). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 134; specimen from British Museum, cited below). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.021). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 227.

NOTES

Weight 4.94 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.27).

Other specimens:

- specimen from: William Sharp Ogden, "A find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme's Head, North Wales. Supplement no. 2", British Numismatic Journal 1912, p. 84 and plate V, no. 4; weight 4.34 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski