6-735

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 240], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [BB] AND REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSAV-G [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [BB].

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys draped over l. shoulder and hanging behind, r. raised, l. holding up globe. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE [BB] AND REVERSE VARIETY. Bust type not attested for obv. legend 1g (p. 137). Additionally, RIC describes Sol's chlamys as "draped over l. shoulder", not draped and hanging behind. Not listed in Huvelin. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 137.

NOTES

Weight 4.12 g. Coin sold on Dix Noonan Webb Auction Sale (lot 20) in June 2015 for GBP 460. eBay in December 2008 for GBP 7.50.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in December 2008 for GBP 7.50; weight 2.3 g; diameter 16 mm (sic!; seller's error?); obv. legend break A-V [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski