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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA [before 13b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, OFFICINA B

   

OBVERSE

MAXIMIA-NVSCAESAR [MAXIMIANVS CAESAR]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; three-turreted camp-gate, open; no doors. B in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. RIC lists only shorter legend MAXIMIANVS CAES [ALEXANDRIA 13b]. Listed in Gautier - Alexandria (p. 142, no. 29). Should be listed in RIC before ALEXANDRIA 13b.

See also:
ALEXANDRIA [before 13b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, OFFICINA A
ALEXANDRIA [before 13b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.28 g. Coin sold on Freeman & Sear auction in August 2006 for $1,100; sold on Triton XIII (lot 377) in January 2010 for $1,300.

Other specimens:

- from Gautier - Alexandria (plate XIV, no. 29); weight 3.09 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski