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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 203, CONSTANTINE, BUST TYPE VARIETY [BAND]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAV-G [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., helmet with band, cuir., spear over l. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

CONCO-R-DMILIT [CONCORD MILIT]; Concordia stg. slightly l., holding standard in each hand. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

BUST TYPE VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDINIUM 203 (BM, reg. no. 1927,0616.138) except for decorated band on helmet instead of laurel wreath. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.04.022 var.).

See also:
LONDINIUM 177, CONSTANTINE, BUST TYPE VARIETY [BAND]
LONDINIUM [after 258], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [H] [VARIETY WITH BAND]

NOTES

Weight 5.12 g; diameter 20.6-22.4 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2013 for $333.74 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier]. Offered on Spink auction 15006 (lot 89) in September 2015 (ex Toone collection).

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 1276) in March 2017 for GBP 110; weight 3.68 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski