7-855

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

  

OBVERSE

CONST-ANTINVSAG [CONSTANTINVS AG]; 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 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 l.]

NOTES

Weight 2.64 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group site in December 2009 for $95.

Other specimens:

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Frans Diederik; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Frans Diederik; obv. legend break A-N [click for picture];

- specimen from the Zenon M. Collection; weight 3.28 g; diameter 19.5-20 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 18946); obv. legend break N-T [click for picture];

- specimen from Roma Numismatics E-Sale 35 (lot 1533), May 2017; weight 3.76 g; diameter 21 mm; obv. legend break N-T [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski