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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 233, CONSTANTINE, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG]; bust l., laur., cuir., holding eagle-tipped sceptre [Q].

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

[CORRECTION]. RIC lists LONDINIUM 233 with bust type R (in mantle). Should be Q (cuirassed). For these bust types see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 134. Listed in Huvelin (no. 142; specimen from the British Museum cited below) with bust described as cuirassed. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.07.038) with bust described as cuirassed.

NOTES

Weight 3.816 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.168).

Other specimens:

- sold on Pecunem auction 9 (lot 763) in November 2013 for EUR 300; weight 4.30 g; diameter 23 mm; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski