7-442

RIC VII, LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON]

  

OBVERSE

FLACONSTANTIVSNOBC [FLA CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAECAESS [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]; camp gate, two turrets, no doors, star above, varying number of stone layers. Dot in arch. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen similar to LONDON 297 except for dot in arch. Variant mentioned in footnotes 293 and 296 on p. 116 (for Constantine's I and Constantine's II coins). Relatively large number of known specimens suggests a separate issue or at least sub-issue. Listed in Cloke-Toone as a minor variant together with LONDON 297 (10.02.005). Should be listed in RIC after LONDON 300.

See also:
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON]
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON]
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON [after 300], CRISPUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON]
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON]
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON], BUST TYPE B4
LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON], BUST TYPE B4 l.

NOTES

Weight 2.91 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on VAuctions sale 234 (lot 130) in October 2009 for $187.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG eAuction 283 (lot 419) in July 2012 for $130; weight 2.70 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 281 (lot 444) in June 2012 for $110; weight 3.00 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 246 (lot 483) in December 2010 for $60; weight 3.54 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VAuctions sale 244 (lot 141) in April 2010 for $116; ex Beast Coins; offered on Jencek Electronic Auction 13 (lot 106), September 2013; weight 3.12 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Spink auction in March 2008 for $400.38 [lot of 6 coins]; sold on CNG eAuction 204 (lot 377) in February 2009 for $797 [lot of 6 coins] [click for picture];

- offered on Mike R. Vosper Coins; weight 3.00 g; diameter 19-20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VAuctions sale 269 (lot 248) in September 2011 for EUR 83; weight 3.02 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- offered on VCoins (Mike R. Vosper Coins), January 2012; weight 3.0 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- from CNG, auction XXXIII, no. 1141, March 1995; weight 3.56 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski