6-763

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 258], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

C-ONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

MARTICON-SERVATORI [MARTI CONSERVATORI]; Mars stg. r., r. leaning on reversed spear, l. supporting shield. Star in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Not attested for Group IV (similar to bust type Y from Group III, (iv), p. 134). Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.10.12; this coin). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 258.

NOTES

Weight 4.59 g; diameter 22 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Coin sold on CNG auction 61 (lot 245) in March 2003 for $230; sold on CNG auction 84 (lot 1501) in May 2010 for $850.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski