7-1756

RIC VII, LONDON [after 156], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTAN-TINVSAG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AG]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., sceptre across r. shoulder.

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETAEPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, together holding vota shield inscribed VOT/PR, altar undecorated. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. RIC lists for this bust type longer obv. legend IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG (p. 106; cf. example of LONDON 156). Note also sceptre instead of spear. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.01.005; not illustrated). Should be listed in RIC after LONDON 156.

NOTES

Weight 3.26 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Pecunem auction 22 (lot 235) in September 2014 for EUR 120.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Compagnie Générale de Bourse Monnaies 36 (lot 860), October 2008; weight 3.04 g; diameter 17.5 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- specimen from www.delcampe net; weight 2.71 g; diameter 17-18 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 35 (lot 1520) in May 2017 for GBP 90; weight 2.47 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski