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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 247, CONSTANTINE, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAV-G [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

FELIC-IT-ASAVGGNN [FELICITAS AVGG NN]; Roma, helmeted, seated l., r. holding branch, l. globe. Star in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC cites specimen from British Museum listed below with wrong description (obv. legend 1d, bust type F). Actually, obv. legend is 1e and bust type is H (laureate helmet). See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 139.Listed in Huvelin (no. 163) with corrected description. Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.09.010), also with corrected despription.

NOTES

Weight 3,84 g. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Sold on CNG Mail Bid Sale 75 (lot 1138) in May 2007 for $1,150; offered on VCoins (Roman Lode) in June 2015 for $1,400.

Other specimens:

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.125; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 4.47 g; obv. legend break A-V [click for picture];

- from Huvelin (plate 13, no. 163a); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3615 [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in August 2013 for GBP 260; weight 4.1 g [click for picture];

- from Harlan J. Berk Buy or Bid Sale 193 (lot 489); worn star in l. field; weight 3.55 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski