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RIC VII, LONDON [before 284], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C2 l.] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANT-INVSIVNNC [CONSTANTINVS IVN N C]; bust l., rad., dr., cuir., seen from back [C2 l.].

REVERSE

BEAT•TRA-N•QLITAS [BEAT • TRAN • QLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C2 l. Not attested for obv. legend 7b (p. 115). Note also dots in rev. legend. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.05.036; not illustarted; dots in rev. legend mot mentioned). Should be listed in RIC before LONDON 284.

NOTES

Weight 2.73 g; diameter 18-20 mm. From Beast Coins.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on CNG eAuction 248 (lot 426) in January 2011 for $90; weight 3.02 g; diameter 20 mm; obv. legend break I-N [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2017 for EUR 19.20; obv. legend break I-N [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski