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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 228], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [DD]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., rad., helm., cuir., spear (actually sceptre) over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [DD].

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 - DD. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 137). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.029). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 228.

NOTES

Weight 4.14 g; diameter 22 mm. Sold on Leu Numismatik auction 12 Lang Collection (lot 1559) in May 2022 for CHF 1,300.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG auction 85 (lot 1208) in September 2010 for USD 900; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 4.59 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from Berk Buy or Bid Sale 194 (lot 247), May 2015; weight 3.85 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski