6-1274

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 233], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [Q]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG]; 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 1h (p. 137). Listed in Huvelin (no. 142; this specimen from BM cited). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Coin should be listed before LONDINIUM 233.

NOTES

Weight 3.816 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.168).

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Pecunem auction in November 2013 for EUR 300; weight 4.30 g; diameter 23 mm; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski