7-2055

RIC VII, LONDON [after 300], CONSTANTINE II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON] AND REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSIVNNOBC [CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir, seen from back.

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 296 except for dot over PLON (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. Note also dot at end of rev. legend. Listed in Cloke-Toone as a minor variant together with LONDON 296 (10.02.004). 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], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE [Dot over PLON]
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

Coin sold on eBay in October 2016 for GBP 33.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Beast Coins; weight 2.60 g; diameter 18-20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski