7-580

RIC VII, LONDON [before 267], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - K2. Not attested for obv. legend 1b (p. 114). Note that the difference between bust types K2 and K3 is sometimes not obvious. See example of LONDON 267. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90). Coin should be listed before LONDON 267.

See also:
LONDON [before 267], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.]

NOTES

Weight 3.55 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on eBay in July 2008 for $158.05.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Classical Numismatic Group; weight 3.61 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture].

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group site for $85; weight 3.19 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].

- specimen sold on eBay in January 2011 for $21.38; weight 3.04 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Helios Numismatik auction in March 2011 for EUR 150; weight 3.51 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Compagnie Générale de Bourse; weight 3.28 g; diameter 19.50 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction in June 2011 for EUR 195; weight 3.70 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on London Ancient Coins auction R (lot 218) in April 2015 for GBP 14; weight 3.25 g; diameter 18 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen sold on London Ancient Coins auction R (lot 217) in April 2015 for GBP 20; weight 2.96 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend break T-I [click for picture];

- specimen from Art Coins Roma auction in May 2012; weight 2.82 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1990,1102.13); weight 3.46 g; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from Jean Elsem auction 86 (lot 424) in December 2005; weight 3.45 g; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from TimeLine Originals; weight 3.49 g; diameter 19.23 mm; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski