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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [before 312], CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY AND DIE CRACK

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol advancing l., chlamys flying, r. raised, l. holding globe. F in left field, T in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY AND DIE CRACK. Another specimen of unlisted reverse variety with Sol advancing l. with globe. But note an intriguing die crack which suggests connection between solar and fertility cults . Coin should be listed before LUGDUNUM 312.

See also:
LUGDUNUM [before 312], CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 4.82 g; diameter 21.1-21.9 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2010 for $64.94. Now in Tomasz Speier's collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski