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

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., in mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre [R].

REVERSE

PRINCIPII-VVENTVTIS [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 - R. Not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 137). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Not listed in Huvelin. Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 229.

NOTES

Weight 4.0 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in September 2013 for $644.44 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1997,1207.1); obv. legend uncertain - could be CONSTANTINVS P AVG (note that in BM database obv. legend is given as "CONSTANTINVS P F AVG"; weight 3.723 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski