6-1872

RIC VI, LONDINIUM 174, CONSTANTINE, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., in mantle, holding globe surmounted by Victory.

REVERSE

COMITI-AVGGNN [COMITI AVGG NN]; Sol stg. l., chlamys falling from l. shoulder, r. holding up globe, l. whip. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. Listed in RIC with bust type V which is incorrectly described on p. 134 as cuirassed. Should be "in mantle". See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 47; specimen from the British Museum listed below) but also described as cuirassed. Listed correctly in Cloke-Toone (7.03.040). Should be listed in RIC as corrected LONDINIUM 174.

NOTES

Weight 4.65 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session I (lot 100) in June 2017 for GBP 600.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII in March 2017 for GBP 420; weight 4.63 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.102); plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 3.69 g [click for picture];

- from Boursies Hoard (p. 106 and plate XIII, no. 25) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski