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RIC VII, LONDON [before 224], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir., eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand [K2].

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - K2. Not attested for obv. legend 1b (p. 111). But see: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.03.004). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 224.

See also:
LONDON [before 224], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON [before 224], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.]
LONDON [before 224], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 3.12 g; diameter 20 mm. From Roma Numismatics E-SALE 27 (lot 922), May 2016.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Lee Toone: The London Mint of Constantine; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 2.86 g; diameter 18.84-19.00 mm; rev. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 2.72 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend break T-I; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from WILDWINDS; posted by Yuri Kabanov; weight 3.31 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by E Pinniger; diameter 19.5 mm; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture].

- specimen from Art Coins Roma, May 2012; weight 3.76 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break T-I; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $40; weight 3.0 g; diameter 19-20 mm; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from VCoins (Besanšon Numismatique); weight 2.80 g; diameter 19 mm; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen sold on CNG auction in February 2009 for $187 [lot of 5 coins]; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from Roma Numismatics E-SALE 27 (lot 921), May 2016; weight 2.96 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in April 2017 for $55; weight 3.91 g; diameter 19.5 mm; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Noviomagus; weight 2.80 g; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 35 (lot 1530) in May 2017 for GBP 40; weight 3.16 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2016 for EUR 101; weight 3.22 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski