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RIC VII, LONDON [before 216], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C2 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI-NVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., rad., dr., cuir., seen from back [C2 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRA-NQVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. P in left field, A in right field. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C2 l. RIC lists for Constantine II only bust type C3 l. (p. 111). Note that this is not an error in RIC and LONDON 216 actually exists. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 88 and CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 111. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.04.024). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 216.

NOTES

Weight 3.19 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 1293) in March 2017 for GBP 80.

Other specimens:

- specimen from London Ancient Coins auction 26 (lot 247), June 2013; weight 3.06 g; diameter 18 mm; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 9502); rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 2.80 g; diameter 19.2 mm; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski