7-1589

RIC VII, LONDON [before 243], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAVG [CONSTANTINVS 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 1b (p. 112). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90. Some specimens could be easily confused with LONDON 243 (bust trabeate). Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.06.007). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 243.

NOTES

Weight 3.17 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 74 (lot 1148) in August 2020 for GBP 170.

Other specimens:

- from Savoca Numismatik Live Online Auction 11 (lot 729), December 2016; weight 2.83 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend T-I [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in August 2020 for EUR 132; weight 3.56 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on FBN auction 2 (lot 214) in October 2021 for EUR 30; weight 3.19 g; diameter 19.11 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in November 2017 for GBP 22; obv. legend T-I [click for picture];

- sold on Spink auction 8006 (lot 1224) in March 2008 for GBP 80 [lof of 2 coins] [click for picture];

- sold on Spink auction 8019 (lot 129) in September 2008 for GBP 110 [lot of 3 coins]; plate coin in Cloke-Toone [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2022 for GBP 108.86 [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 6699) [click for picture];

- from CNG auction 37 (lot 1877), March 1996; weight 3.44 g [click for picture];

- from eBay, January 2014; weight 2.56 g; diameter 19.14 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski