7-500

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

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., eagle-tipped sceptre in r. hand [K2 l.].

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 l. Not attested for obv. legend 1b (p. 111). But see: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90 and CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 111. See also example of LONDON 225 with bust typ K3 l. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.03.005). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 224.

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

NOTES

Weight 2.94 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on VAuctions sale 242 (lot 83) for $60.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group site for $225; weight 3.20 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Mike R. Vosper Coins; weight 3.30 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break N-T; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma, May 2012; weight 3.10 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break I-N; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma, May 2012; weight 2.69 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break N-T; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in November 2016 for EUR 19.50; from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 53510); weight 2.64 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2016 for EUR 73; from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 53076); weight 3.23 g; diameter 19.5 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Saint Paul Antiques auction 6 (lot 299) in May 2017 for GBP 15; weight 3.02 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen from the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf Collection (inventory no. Roth12710); weight 2.64 g; diameter 20.20 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in October 2017 for GBP 31; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski