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2.   Busts with adjuncts


G. laur. with spear and/or shield (together or with other adjuncts)

G1
draped,
spear across right shoulder
G2
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder
G2
                    Bust Constantine I RIC VII Thessalonica 32 VOT XX
                    cuirassed, spear across right shoulder
G3
draped with shield
G4
cuirassed with shield
G5
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm
G5
                    Bust Crispus cuirassed, spear across right shoulder,
                    shield on left arm
G6
head right,
bust cuirassed,
facing,
spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm
G7
heroic (nude) bust,
spear pointing forward,
shield on left arm
G7
                    Bust Crispus heroic (nude) bust, spear pointing
                    forward, shield on left arm
G8
cuirassed with spear pointing forward,
shield on left arm
G8
                    Bust Constantine Sol Invito London cuirassed with
                    spear pointing forward, shield on left arm
G9
cuirassed with spear pointing forward,
shield on right arm
G9
                    obverse
G10
draped,
cuirassed with spear pointing forward
globe in left hand
G10
                    Bust Crispus draped, cuirassed with spear pointing
                    forward, globe in left hand
G11
cuirassed,
spear across left shoulder,
holding horse by bridle with left hand
G11
                    bust Crispus cuirassed, spear across left shoulder,
                    holding horse by bridle with left hand
G12
cuirassed,
shield on left arm,
holding horse by bridle with left hand
G12
                    Bust Crispus cuirassed, shield on left arm, holding
                    horse by bridle with left hand
G13
cuirassed,
spear and shield on left arm,
holding horse by bridle with left hand
G13
                    Bust cuirassed, spear and shield on left arm,
                    holding horse by bridle with left hand
G14
cuirassed,
two arrows in right hand,
one in left hand,
shield on left arm


H. Helmeted with spear/and or shield

H1
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder
H2
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm
H2
                    Bust Crispus cuirassed, spear across right shoulder,
                    shield on left arm
H3
cuirassed,
spear across left shoulder,
shield
H4
cuirassed,
spear pointing forward,
shield
H4
                    Bust Constantine the Great cuirassed, spear pointing
                    forward, shield
H5
draped,
spear on left arm,
holding horse by bridle with right hand
(the illustrated coin does not have a spear!)
H5
                    Bust Crispus draped, spear on left arm, holding
                    horse by bridle with right hand
H6
laureate helmet,
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm
Constantine H6 bust laureate helmet, cuirassed,
                    spear across right shoulder, shield on left arm
H7
laureate helmet,
draped,
spear pointing forward,
shield on left arm
Constantine H7 bust laureate helmet, draped,
                    spear pointing forward, shield on left arm
H8
laureate helmet,
cuirassed,
spear pointing forward,
shield on left arm
H8
                    Bust Constantine the great laureate helmet,
                    cuirassed, spear pointing forward, shield on left
                    arm
H9
laureate helmet,
cuirassed,
shield on left shoulder,
Victory on globe in right hand
Constantine H9 bust laureate helmet, cuirassed,
                    shield on left shoulder, Victory on globe in right
                    hand
H10
laureate helmet,
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm,
holding horse by bridle
H10
                    Bust from RIC VII for Constantine the Great
H11
high-crested helmet,
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder
H11
                    Bust high-crested helmet, cuirassed, spear across
                    right shoulder
H12
high-crested helmet,
cuirassed,
spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm
H12
                    Bust high-crested helmet, cuirassed, spear across
                    right shoulder, shield on left arm
H13
high-crested helmet, 
cuirassed,
three-quarters facing,
holding horse by bridle with right hand,
reversed spear on left arm
Constantine H13 bust high-crested helmet,
                    cuirassed, three-quarters facing, holding horse by
                    bridle with right hand, reversed spear on left arm
H14
high-crested helmet,
cuirassed,
three-quarters facing,
reversed spear across right shoulder,
shield on left arm


I. with Victory on globe

I1
laureate,
draped*,
Victory on globe in right hand,
mappa in left hand

*note: this type is actually cuirassed

I1
                    Bust Constantine II laureate, draped, Victory on
                    globe in right hand, mappa in left hand
I2
laureate,
draped,
Victory on globe in right hand,
sceptre in left hand*
I2
                    Bust Constantine II laureate, draped, Victory on
                    globe in right hand , sceptre in left hand
I3
laureate,
draped,
cuirassed,
Victory on globe in right hand,
spear across right shoulder
I3
                    Bust Constantine II laureate, draped, Victory on
                    globe in right hand , spear across right shoulder
I4
laureate,
draped,
cuirassed,
Victory on globe in left hand,
spear pointing forward in right hand
I4
                    Bust Constantine II laureate, draped, Victory on
                    globe in left hand, spear pointing forward in right
                    hand
I5
laureate,
cuirassed,
spear across left shoulder,
shield,
Victory on globe in left hand
I5
                      Bust Crispus laureate, cuirassed, spear across
                      left shoulder, shield, Victory on globe in left
                      hand
I6
radiate,
with trabea,
Victory on globe in right hand
I7
head with nimbus,
bust three quarters facing,
wearing trabea,
Victory on globe in right hand,
sceptre in left hand**
Constantine I7 Bust head with nimbus, bust
                    three quarters facing, wearing trabea, Victory on
                    globe in right hand, sceptre in left hand
I8
diademed,
draped,
cuirassed,
Victory on globe in right hand
I8
                    Bust diademed, draped, cuirassed, Victory on globe
                    in right hand
I9
high-crested helmet,
cuirassed,
Victory on globe in right hand
I9
                    Bust Constantine the Great VLPP from Lyons
                    high-crested helmet, cuirassed, Victory on globe in
                    right hand
I10
laureate,
draped,
cuirassed,
Victory on globe in left hand,
raising right hand
Constantine II I10 Bust laureate, draped,
                    cuirassed, Victory on globe in left hand, raising
                    right hand

* The busts I1 and I2 are probably identical. The object in the left hand, frequently described as a sceptre or sword handle, is probably a mappa.
** Same as Q3.



 

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last modified on 20 July 2007

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