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RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 124, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIN-VSNOBCAES [MAXIMINVS NOB CAES]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., r. holding Victory on globe, shield (decorated with two riders and four prisoners) on l. arm.

REVERSE

VIRTVSEXER-CITVS [VIRTVS EXERCITVS]; Virtus [actually Mars] advancing r., nude, r. holding lowered spear, l. shield. Retrograde Γ in left field, altar in right field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Γ. RIC lists for this type officinae B and ς (p. 634). General note from p. 607: "Virtus Exercitus, for Galerius and Maximinus, was produced in very small quantity, though with two variants reserved for Maximinus with armoured and decorated busts". For description of bust type see also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 634.

See also:
ANTIOCHIA 124, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Z

NOTES

Weight 6.58 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 458 (lot 531) in December 2019 for $425.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski