7-1310

RIC VII, LONDON [before 137], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED REVERSE

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPFAVG [CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPIA-I-VVENTVTIS [PRINCIPIA IVVENTVTIS]; prince, helmeted, in military dress, stg. l., cloak spread, leaning on reversed vertical spear, hand resting on shield. Crescent in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE. RIC lists similar type, but with prince stg. right, not left [LONDON 133-136] (p. 105). Listed in Cloke-Toone as a minor variant of (8.11.023). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 137.

NOTES

Weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm. From Art Coins Roma auction 6 (lot 1208), December 2012.

Other specimens:

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 18187); plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 2.91 g; diameter 18.60 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski