6-1386

RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [before 244], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

FLVALCONSTANTINVSNOBC [FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB C]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI-IVVE-NTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; Prince stg. facing, head l., in military dress, holding standard in each hand. N in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. RIC lists this type only for Constantine as August (p. 260). Listed in Bastien Lyon I (p. 232, no. 452). Coin should be listed before LUGDUNUM 244.

NOTES

Weight 7.25 g; diameter 27 mm. Sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 120) in June 2017 for GBP 170.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate L, no. 452b; weight 6.75 g [click for picture].

- specimen from Bastien Lyon I, plate L, no. 452a; weight 6.70 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski