7-1304

RIC VII, LONDON [before 238], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

BEATTRA-NQLITAS [BEAT TRANQLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. F in left field, B in right field. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - K2 l. Not attested for obv. legend 1a (p. 112). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90. Cloke-Toone lists this type as LONDON 238 (9.06.003) but mentions that known examples are "ambiguous and could be described as either cuirassed or trabeate" (p. 272). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 238.

NOTES

Weight 3.18 g; diameter 19 mm. From Nicola Tammaro's collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in September 2014 for GBP 41; weight 3.20 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski