6-1856

RIC VI, LONDINIUM 120, CONSTANTINE, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFINAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F IN AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys falling from l. shoulder, r. raised, l. holding up globe. T in left field, F in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC lists this type with obv. legend IMP CONSTANTINVS PI IN AVG and annotation that Bastien reads this legend as IMP CONSTANTINVS P F IN AVG. Cloke-Toone agrees with Bastien and gives P F in obv. legend (6.02.009). However, on some specimens F may resemble deformed I. There is quite similar case with LONDINIUM 146b (eBay; 4.76 g, 24 mm). RIC gives obv. legend IMP MAXIMINVS P F AVG but notes also example with ...P I AVG (p. 135 and footnote 2).

NOTES

Weight 3.956 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1982,1034.10).

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1982,1215.1); weight 4.279 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on CNG eAuction 204 (lot 262) in February 2009 for $117; weight 4.40 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma (Bertolami Fine Arts) auction 5 (lot 776, LC 21), May 2012; weight 4.24 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski