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RIC VII, LONDON 296, CONSTANTINE II, 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. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDON 296 except for dot at end of rev. legend. See also footnote to LONDON 293: "In Hill coll. 1 with m.m. PLON•, another apparently similar in V. [Vienna]". Listed in Cloke-Toone as a minor variant together with LONDON 296 (10.02.004).

See also:
LONDON 295, CRISPUS, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON 297, CONSTANTIUS II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON 298, CONSTANTIUS II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 2.56 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 246 (lot 481) in December 2010 for $45.

Other specimens:

- specimen from CNG Coinshop (no. 839185); weight 3.22 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from TimeLine Originals; weight 2.93 g; diameter 20.11 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from CGB Numishop (brm_242185); weight 3.59 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in November 2016 for GBP 22; weight 3.25 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 60007); weight 2.58 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski