6-2025

RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 49, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

[IMPCMAXIMI]-ANVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir, seen from rear.

REVERSE

IOVICON-[SERVATORI] [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter stg. l.; chlamys falls behind on both sides and is looped over r. arn; r. holds Victory on globe, l. leans on sceptre. B in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - B. Apparently an ancient forgery. Probably a lead core of a gold-plated imitation of ALEXANDRIA 49 (Vienna ID123429, 10.65 g (multiple of 2 aurei), 25.1 mm). Note that officina letter (as given by the seller) is uncertain (could be Γ).

NOTES

Weight 7.53 g. Sold on Jean Elsen auction 135 (lot 287) in December 2017 for EUR 75.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski