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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 191, CONSTANTINE, BUST TYPE VARIETY [Y var.]

  

OBVERSE

CO-NSTA-NTINVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm.

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

BUST TYPE VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDINIUM 191 (BM, B.101, 4.41 g) but bust could be regarded as cuirassed and draped. Not attested for obv. legend 1h (p. 136). For this bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 66-66a) with bust described as "lauré, drapé, cuirassé". Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.03.058) as a separate variant with bust cuirassed and draped.

NOTES

Weight 4.31 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,0302.6).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 9, no. 66); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3249 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski