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RIC VII, LONDON [before 271], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSAG [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. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - K2 l. Not attested for obv. legend 1c (p. 114). Note that the difference between bust K2 and K3 is sometimes not obvious (see: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 90). Coin should be listed before LONDON 271.

See also:
LONDON [before 271], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [K2]

NOTES

M.m. partially illegible. Ex Rick Morton Collection. Sold on eBay in July for $100.

Other specimens:

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Adrianus; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen from Via-Agrippa; weight 3.2 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski