6-1505

RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 214b], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D]

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTINVCNC [FL VAL CONSTANTINVC (sic!) N C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear [D].

REVERSE

GENIOPOP-VLIROMANI [GENIO POP ROM]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, loins draped, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae, altar to l. N in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - D. Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 257). Listed in Bastien Lyon I (no. 401), but note that according to Bastien's convention LUGDUNUM 212b [bust type A, the same as D but without cuirass] does not exist and this type replaces it. Coin should be listed after LUGDUNUM 214b.

NOTES

Weight 8.05 g; diameter 26 mm. Note an engraver's error in obv. legend: CONSTANTINVC instead of CONSTANTINVS. Sold on VCoins (Hookmoor Ancient Coins) for GBP 95.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 6.92 g; diameter 25.3-28.0 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski