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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 265], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [J]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIV-VENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince stg. facing, head r., in military dress, cloak hanging behind, r. holding transverse spear, l. globe. Star in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - J. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 139). Listed in Huvelin (no. 182). Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 265.

NOTES

Weight 4.99 g. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction in February 2009 for $73.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 14, no. 182); cited after Lafaurie 1966 (no. 42) [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Art Coins Roma auction in December 2013 for EUR 20; weight 4.23 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in December 2012 for $71; weight 4.18 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski