6-629

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 229], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Y]

  

OBVERSE

CO-NSTANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm [Y].

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS [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 - Y. Not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 137). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 139) with bust described as cuirassed only. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.032) with bust described as cuirassed and draped. Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 229.

NOTES

Weight 4.51 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.29).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 12, no. 139); Boursies hoard, no. 344 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski