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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [DEO SANCT SERAPIDI]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIANVSCAESAR [MAXIMIANVS CAESAR]; bust r., rad., dr, cuir.

REVERSE

DEOSANCT-SERAPIDI [DEO SANCT SERAPIDI]; Serapis stg. l., togate (?), l. raising drapery, r. holding sceptre. Δ in left field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Rev. legend similar to legend on coins minted in Alexandria under Maximinus II (cf. Heesch p. 67, type 6 and 7; see example of Heesch 6a). Apparently, this coin was minted earlier. Note that rev. legend could be DEO SANCTO... with "O" obliterated. Not listed in Heesch. Not listed in Vagi. Not listed in Alföldi.

See also:
RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [DEO SANCTO SERAPIDI]

NOTES

Fraction. Weight 2.84 g. Coin sold on Kölner Münzkabinett auction 113 (lot 366) in April 2020 for EUR 2,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski