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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 228], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Z]

  

OBVERSE

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

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 - Z. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 137). Listed in Huvelin (no. 135; specimen from British Museum, cited below). Coin should be listed before LONDINIUM 228.

NOTES

Weight 4.08 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.28).

Other specimens:

- specimen offered on VCoins (Roman Lode Ancient Coins) in July 2013 for $32; weight 3.63 g; diameter 22.2-23.0 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in April 2015 for GBP 34; weight 4.79 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski