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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

BEATA•TRAN-QVILLITAS [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. AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Not attested for obv. legend 1b (p. 111). But see: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90 and CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 111. Note also dot in rev. legend after BEATA. Coin should be listed 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.]

NOTES

Weight 2.88 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group site for $85.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 204 (lot 374) in February 2009 for $187 [lot of 5 coins]; obv. legend berak T-I; rev. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from TimeLine Originals [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma, May 2012; weight 2.53 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma, November 2013; weight 2.53 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from eBay, June 2015 (note that dot in rev. legend is hardly visible); weight 3.24 g; diameter 21 mm; obv. legend berak T-I; rev. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.194); weight 2.57 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski