6-1873

RIC VI, LONDINIUM 223, CONSTANTINE, [CONFIRMATION]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIV-VENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; Prince stg. facing, head l., cloak hanging from l. shoulder, r. holding globe, l. reversed spear. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CONFIRMATION]. RIC cites for this type specimen from the British Museum which has bust mantled, not cuirassed (see LONDINIUM [after 223]). However, type with bust cuirassed also exists. Not listed in Huvelin. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.006) as corrected LONDINIUM 223.

NOTES

Weight 4.65 g; diameter 23 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From CNG coinshop (no. 804410), sold for $245 (incorrectly attributed as LONDINIUM 222).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski