6-1783

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 6a], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOP-VLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen from a rare early issue of the reformed London mint. Often confused with LUGDUNUM 14a-21 or other unmarked issues from continental mints. Listed in Cloke-Toone (1.02.003). Should be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 6a.

See also:
LONDINIUM [before 6a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE
LONDINIUM [before 6a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE
LONDINIUM [before 6a], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE

NOTES

Weight 10.01 g; diameter 28 mm. Coin sold on eBay in March 2017 for EUR 126.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1907,1009.8); weight 10.50 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Magny-Cours Hoard (p. 177, picture j) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski