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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 241], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1e], BUST TYPE C

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG] [1e]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

SPESR-EIPVBL [SPES REIPVBL]; prince riding l., r. raised, l. holding up spear, on horse pawing seated captive to l. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - 1e. Not attested for this reverse type (p. 138). Listed in Huvelin (no. 156). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 241.

NOTES

Weight 4.1 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2012 for $442.58 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in May 2002 for $331.56; weight 4.40 g; diameter 22-23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 13, no. 156); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3608 [click for picture];

- specimen from Guy Braun's collection [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski