6-1150

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 125, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ζ

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMINVS-NOBCAES [MAXIMINVS NOB CAES]; bust l., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield (decorated with two riders and four prisoners) on l. arm.

REVERSE

VIRTVSEX-ERCITVS [VIRTVS EXERCITVS]; Virtus [actually Mars] stg. facing, head l., in military dress, r. leaning on shield, l. on vertical spear. Altar in left field, Ζ in right field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Γ. RIC lists for this type officinae Α, Β, ς and Ι (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".

See also:
ANTIOCHIA 125, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 6.16 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction in March 2012 for GBP 260.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski