6-1461

RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 7b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, [CORRECTION]

   

OBVERSE

MAXIMI-ANVSAVG [MAXIMIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTAE AVGG]; the four princes sacrificing over tripod before archway in turreted enclousure. A in left field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC lists a unique specimen from officina deciphered as Δ in left field (p. 661) but the officina letter is actually Α. Note that also Gautier erroneously gives Δ (Gautier - Alexandria, p. 138, no. 2).

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.16 g. Coin sold on Gemini VIII (lot 429) in April 2011 for $8,500.

Other specimens:

- from Gautier - Alexandria (plate XIII, no. 2); weight 3.21 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski