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RIC VII, LONDON [after 246], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTAN-TINVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG]; 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 1c (p. 112). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.06.013). Should be listed in RIC after LONDON 246.

NOTES

Weight 3.46 g; diameter 20 mm. From Phil Edmonds' collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in June 2011 for $58.89; now in Brent Upchurch's collection; diameter 20 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen sold on Art Coins Roma auction 9 (lot 827) in April 2014 for EUR 80; weight 2.86 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in November 2016 for GBP 48; weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 3.40 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski