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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 306], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear.

REVERSE

PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince stg. r., in military dress, r. holding transverse spear, l. globe, std. captive on either side. [F] in left field, T in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE. Specimen similar to LUGDUNUM 306 except for captives on rev. Listed in Bastien Lyon I (no. 533). Should be listed in RIC after LUGDUNUM 306.

NOTES

Weight 3.97 g; diameter 23 mm. Offered on Numismatik Lanz auction 165 (lot 290), December 2017; sold on eBay (Lanz) in March 2018 for EUR 288.

Other specimens:

- from Bastien Lyon I (plate LX, no. 533); weight 4.29 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in November 2014 for GBP 310; diameter 23 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski