6-994

RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 135b, MAXIMINUS, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALERVAMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GALER VA MAXIMINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

BONOGENIOPII-IMPERATORIS [BONO GENIO PII IMPERATORIS]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. Crescent over K in left field and Γ over P in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to ALEXANDRIA 135b except for ...GALER VA MAXIMINVS... in obv. legend instead of ...GALER VAL MAXIMINVS... Probably an engraver's error.

NOTES

Weight 7.04 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on VAuctions 258 (lot 60) in January 2011 for $258.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski