The London Mint of Constantius and Constantine


CT 4.04.009, RIC 66 (27.5 x 30.0 mm 10.15 g 6h)

CT 4.04.009, RIC 66 (27.5 x 30.0 mm 10.15 g 6h)

by Hugh Cloke and Lee Toone


A comprehensive catalogue and survey of the output of the London mint from AD 296 to 325. From when Constantius invaded Britain to regain the Britannic Empire back from Allectus to its closure in 325 when Constantine began to shift his power base to the East, the London mint was responsible for a vast output of Roman coinage. In The Roman Imperial Coinage (RIC) around 600 types were listed; the authors of this book have increased the number of known types to 995 and have illustrated nearly 95% of these with images on plates facing the catalogue tables in sylloge style. They have also provided a hoard census which lists numbers for each type found in four major hoards. This enables an objective rarity value to be assigned to each coin type.


Supported with a comprehensive narrative, indices and a concordance with RIC, this will become the standard reference work on the London mint for years to come.


Published by Spink


Expected early 2015


Price : to be confirmed


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