7-615

RIC VII, LONDON [after 93], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [G5]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTINVSPAVG [CONSTANTINVS P AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [G5].

REVERSE

SOLIINVIC-TOCOMITI [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, raising r. hand, globe in l. T in left field, F in right field. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - G5. Not attested for obv. legend 1d (p. 102). But cf. footnote 92 on p. 102: "In V[ienna] 1 specimen with G5, probably belonging to the early part of issue" (it is unclear what Bruun means by "early part of issue". Soli issue with the same m.m. listed in RIC VI as LONDINIUM 120-127?). Listed in Cloke-Toone (8.08.014). Should be listed in RIC after LONDON 93.

NOTES

Weight 3.42 g; diameter 19.5 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. Coin sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse Monnaies 32 (lot 591) in December 2007 for EUR 280.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski