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

  

OBVERSE

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

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 AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Not attested for obv. legend 1b (p. 111). But see: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90. Note also dot in rev. legend after BEATA. This minor variant is not attested in Cloke-Toone. Coin 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 l.]
LONDON [before 224], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 2.86 g; diameter 20 mm. From Art Coins Roma auction 5 (lot 776, sub-lot LC 160), May 2012.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1973,0903.43); weight 2.64 g; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski