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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 268], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1f]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSAV-G [CONSTANTINVS AVG] [1f]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

PRINCIPII-VVENTVTIS [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 OBVERSE LEGEND - 1f. Not attested for this reverse type (p. 139). Listed in Huvelin (no. 186-186a). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.11.014). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 268.

NOTES

Weight 4.16 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on The New York Sale XIV (lot 430) in January 2007 for $625.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 14, no. 186); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3665 [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 14, no. 186a); Münzen und Medaillen auction in 1980, no. 538; rev. legend break V-V [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 319 (lot 553) in January 2014 for $170; weight 5.02 g; diameter 22 mm; obv. legend break A-V; rev. legend break V-V [click for picture].

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Noviomagus; rev. legend break V-V [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski