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RIC VII, LONDON [after 167], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTAN-TINVSPAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust l., rad., wearing trabea, raising r. hand, globe in l. hand.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Obv. legend not attested for this issue. For bust type controversy (wearing trabea or draped and cuirassed) see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 108. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.01.019). Should be listed in RIC after LONDON 167.

NOTES

Weight 2.27 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 1287) in March 2017 for GBP 355.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 2012,4083.18); weight 2.62 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on CNG auction 66 (lot 1625) in May 2004 for $1,100; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 3.08 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski