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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 239, CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY

 

OBVERSE

C-ONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., r. holding spear forward, shield on l. arm.

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. RIC describes Sol's chlamys as "draped over l. shoulder", not draped and hanging behind. Listed in Huvelin (no. 151; specimen from British Museum, cited below). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 137.

NOTES

Weight 4.90 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on CNG site for $195.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.195); weight 4.438 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski