7-1030

RIC VII, LONDON [after 237], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [G12 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTI[NVSI]VNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., laur., cuir., decorated shield on l. arm, holding horse by bridle with r. hand [G12 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - G12 l.. Not attested for obv. legend 7 (p. 112). Note that this type may be regarded as an ancient imitation. See: Adrian Marsden, The Last Two Constantinian Altar Issues from London and Their Placement, Together with Several New Types For The Series, "Numismatic Circular", 2012 April, p. 16, figure 29 [Thanks to the collaboration of Lee Toone]. Otherwise, should be listed after LONDON 237.

NOTES

Weight 1.80 g (sic!). From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1975,1008.4).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 1.70 g (sic!) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski