6-851

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

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., holding eagle-tipped sceptre [Q].

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 - Q. Not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 137). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.031). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 229.

NOTES

Weight 4.75 g; diameter 24 mm. Chitry Hoard (no. 164). Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From CGB Numishop (brm_461660), sold for EUR 450.

Other specimens:

- from eBay, July 2010; weight 3.70 g; diameter 22 mm; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski