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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 278], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [A]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SECVRI-TASAVGG [SECVRITAS AVGG]; Securitas stg. facing, head l., legs crossed, r. hand on head, l. arm leaning on column. Star in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - A. Not attested for obv. legend 1e (p. 140). Listed in Huvelin (no. 195-195a). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.13.002). Coin should be listed before LONDINIUM 278.

NOTES

Weight 3.30 g; diameter 21 mm. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.42).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 15, no. 195); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3676 [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 15, no. 195a); cited after Lafaurie 1966 (no. 44) [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Mike R. Vosper Coins for GBP 300; sold on Roma Numismatics auction in October 2012 for GBP 200; weight 4.5 g (the last seller gives 6.29 g, probably a slip); diameter 25 mm; rev. legend break T-A [click for picture];

- specimen from Mike R. Vosper Coins; weight 4.9 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from WILDWINDS; contributed by Dan Hodge [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 669) in December 2015 for GBP 320; ex Toone collection; weight 4.09 g; diameter 20.3-22.1 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski