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RIC VII, LONDON 298, CONSTANTIUS II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC [FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir.

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 298 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 298 (10.02.008).

See also:
LONDON 295, CRISPUS, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON 296, CONSTANTINE II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY
LONDON 297, CONSTANTIUS II, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 3.64 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 246 (lot 484) in December 2010 for $95.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on VAuctions auction 232 (lot 114) in August 2009 for $112; weight 3.05 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in August 2016 for EUR 24.50; weight 3.17 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski