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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 284, CONSTANTINE, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

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[CORRECTION]. RIC describes rev. as follows: "Sol. stg l. (or facing head l.), chlamys draped over l. shoulder". Should be: "Sol stg. r., head l., chlamys draped over l. shoulder and hanging behind". See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 140.

Listed in Huvelin (no. 198-198b). Note, however, that Huvelin also lists specimen with Sol standing left in chlamys draped over l. shoulder and hanging behind (see plate 15, no. 198c). Listed in Cloke-Toone (7.14.003) as corrected LONDINIUM 284.

NOTES

Weight 4.50 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on eBay in July 2008 for $133.50.

Other specimens:

- specimen from VCoins (Lodge Antiquities; weight 4.40 g; diameter 23.58 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.46; weight 3.16 g (sic!) [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1977,1005.45); weight 4.39 g; rev. legend break V-IC-T [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Art Coins Roma auction in December 2013 for EUR 29; weight 5.21 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on CNG eAuction 359 (lot 367) in September 2015 for $45; weight 4.05 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Roma Numismatics E-Sale 35 (lot 1493), May 2017; weight 4.22 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from eBay, September 2017; weight 4.27 g; diameter 22.24 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in August 2018 for GBP 14.27; weight 3.95 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 15, no. 198); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3688 [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 15, no. 198a); Sarzeau hoard, no. 3690 [click for picture];

- specimen from Huvelin (plate 15, no. 198b); Boursies hoard, no. 289; rev. legend break V-I-C [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; rev. legend break V-I-C [click for picture];

- specimen from Lee Toone's collection [click for picture];

- specimen from TETRARCHY.COM; weight 4.35 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Beast Coins; weight 4.57 g; diameter 22-23 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1927,0616.183); weight 4.438 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Phil Edmonds' collection; weight 4.08 g; diameter 23 mm; rev. legend break I-C [click for picture];

- specimen from Beast Coins; weight 5.46 g; diameter 21-22 mm; rev. legend break V-I-C [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in April 2010 for $64.99 [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in May 2010 for $8.86; sold again on eBay in June 2010 for $38.25; weight 3.90 g; diameter 22.66 mm; rev. legend break V-I-C [click for picture];

- specimen from Mariusz Graczyk's collection; weight 4.24 g; diameter 21-22 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Mariusz Graczyk's collection; weight 3.99 g; diameter 20-24 mm; rev. legend break V-I-C [click for picture];

- specimen from: William Sharp Ogden, "A find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme's Head, North Wales", British Numismatic Journal 1906, p. 44 and plate II, no. 41; weight 4.02 g [click for picture].


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