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RIC VII, LONDON 4, CONSTANTINE I, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

IMPCONSTANTINVSAVG [IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

MARTIC[ON]-SERVATORI [MARTI CONSERVATORI]; Mars helmeted, in military dress, stg. r., holding reversed, vertical spear, hand resting on shield. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDON 4 except for absence of letters S|F in fields. Note also that CON in rev legend is hardly readable. Listed in FMRL I (p. 255, no. 897). Listed in Cloke-Toone as a minor variant together with LONDON 4 (8.02.009). Possibly an engraver's error.

NOTES

Weight 3.36 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 1262) in March 2017 for GBP 180.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Ermsdorf hoard (FMRL I, no. 897 on plate XIV); probably the same rev. die as above [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski