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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). Not listed in Huvelin. Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 228.

NOTES

Weight 4.59 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction in September 2010 for $900.

Other specimens:

- specimen offered on Harlan J. Berk Buy or Bid Sale 194 (lot 247); weight 3.85 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski