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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 115, MAXIMINUS, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

GALVALMAXIMINVSNOBCAES [GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur. (parallel ties, pointed truncation; type β).

REVERSE

VIRTVESX-ERCITVS [VIRTV (sic!) ESXERCITVS (sic!)]; Virtus [actually Mars] advancing r. in military dress, r. holding transverse spear, l. shield and trophy over shoulder. K in left field and ς over P in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to ALEXANDRIA 115 except for error in rev. legend: transposition of letters E and S after VIRTV.

NOTES

Weight 6.94 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 13 (lot 1497) in August 2020 for CHF 110.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski