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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 234, CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys draped over l. shoulder and hanging behind, r. raised, l. holding up globe. Star in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Similar to LONDINIUM 234 except for Sol's chlamys which is not only "draped over l. shoulder", but also hanging behind. Note that this variety is probably more common than variety described in RIC. Listed in Lafaurie 1966 (no. 32). Listed in Huvelin (no. 144a). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.08.001) as a minor variety. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 137.

NOTES

Weight 3.66 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 221 (lot 514) in October 2009 for $66.

Other specimens:

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.119); weight 4.89 g [click for picture];

- from Huvelin (plate 12, no. 144a); Boursies hoard, no. 287 [click for picture];

- from Lee Toone's collection; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 4.30 g; diameter 22.40-23.02 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Via-Agrippa for EUR 89; weight 4.30 g; diameter 22 mm; rev. legend breaks I-C-T [click for picture];

- from London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 1088), June 2017; weight 3.99 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from Agora Auctions Sale 28 (lot 116), March 2015; weight 3.11 g; diameter 24.3 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2008 for $16.55; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from Ancients.info; Steve Santore's collection; rev. legend breaks I-C-T [click for picture];

- from Ancients.info; posted by Congius; sold on eBay in 2004 for GBP 27.01; weight 4.45 g; diameter 21.3 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Armin Scholz];

- sold on CNG eAuction 204 (lot 361) in February 2009 for $122 [lot of 5 coins] [click for picture];

- sold on Spink auction 8806 (lot 1202) in March 2008 for GBP 110 [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.192); weight 4.665 g [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.193); weight 5.307 g (sic!) [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in 2004 for GBP 19; diameter 21 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Armin Scholz];

- from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 3.73 g; diameter 21.7-22.9 mm [click for picture];

- from Lafaurie 1966 (plate XXIX, no. 32); weight 5.12 g [click for picture];

- sold on Art Coins Roma auction 15 (lot 177) in December 2013 for EUR 74; weight 4.00 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2014 for EUR 33.50; weight 4.40 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk];

- sold on eBay in April 2015 for GBP 11.11; weight 5.10 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk];

- sold on CNG eAuction 357 (lot 451) in August 2015 for $45; weight 4.28 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Noviomagus; weight 4.10 g [click for picture];

- from eBay, February 2018; weight 4.60 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski