6-005

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 287], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1g] AND BUST TYPE [C]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTA-NTINVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG] [1g]; bust r., laur., helm., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm [C].

REVERSE

SOLIINV-I-CTOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. r., head l. chlamys over l. shoulder and hanging behind, r. raised, l. holding up globe. Star in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1g] AND BUST TYPE - C. Neither obv. legend nor bust type is attested for this issue (p. 140). Note that the description of reverse in RIC mixes two issues: earlier with Sol stg. r with chlamys over l. shoulder and hanging behind and later with Sol stg. l. with chlamys draped over l. shoulder only. See: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 140. Also not listed in Huvelin. Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 287.

NOTES

Weight 3.92 g. Coin sold in January 2003 for $525. From Classical Numismatic Group site; sold on Classical Numismatic Group site in October 2011 for $695.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski