6-1505

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

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTINVSNC [FL VAL CONSTANTINVS 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 8.44 g. Coin sold on Kölner Münzkabinett Tyll Kroha auction 109 (lot 675) in November 2018 for EUR 72.

Other specimens:

- sold on VCoins (Hookmoor Ancient Coins) for GBP 95 (note an engraver's error in obv. legend: CONSTANTINVC instead of CONSTANTINVS); weight 8.05 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

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

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 6.10 g; diameter 25-26 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski