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RIC VII, LONDON [before 141], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5].

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, raising r. hand, globe in l. Crescent in left field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B5. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 105). Listed in: Bastien P., Huvelin H., Trouvaille de folles de la période constantinienne (307-317), Wetteren 1969 (no. 1421). Listed in Bourton Hoard (no. 1463). Listed in Cloke-Toone (8.11.030). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 141.

NOTES

From FORVM ANCIENT COINS; Mauseus' collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in May 2007 for $92.53 [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in December 2007 for EUR 15; posted on FORVM ANCIENT COINS; Hooverman's collection; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 3.56 g; diameter 19.17-19.88 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from: Dr. Wendelin Kellner, "Ungewöhnliche und irreguläre Römermünzen. 16. Teil: Constantinische Zeit (I)", Money Trend 2011, no. 6, p. 193, no. 15; weight 3.26 g; diameter 19.4-20.3 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski