6-2269

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA [before 31], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [FORGERY]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIAN-VSCAESAR [MAXIMIANVS CAESAR]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

CONSVLIIII-PPPROCOS [CONSVL IIII P P PROCOS]; Emperor, laur., togate, stg. facing, head l., r. holding out globe. Z (or retrograde sigma) in right field. SMA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Obverse style resembles Nicomedia (cf. for example NICOMEDIA 26). Reverse taken from aureus minted in Antiochia for Maximian Herculius (cf. ANTIOCHIA 3. But note that "Z" was moved from exergue to right field. Apparently a modern forgery. Should be regarded as a "fantasy coin".

NOTES

Weight 3.16 g. Coin sold on eBay in January 2021 for $38.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski