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RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 142, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ζ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALVALMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

SOLEINVICTO [SOLE INVICTO]; Sol, rad. and in long robe, r. raised, l. holding globe stg. in quadriga galloping l. Ζ in middle field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Ζ. RIC lists for this type officinae Α, Є, ς, Η and Ι (p. 637). General note from p. 609: "A small and very rare issue which may be part of (i): it includes Sole (or Soli) Invicto in two varieties for Maximinus as Caesar (armoured bust) and Augustus, in a third (quadriga) variety for Licinius, and with anomalous form of legend for Galerius. Date, 310".

See also:
ANTIOCHIA 142, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β
ANTIOCHIA 142, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 6.20 g; diameter 23 mm. Coin sold on eBay in April 2019 for EUR 445.

Other specimens:

- sold on CNG eAuction 291 (lot 494) in November 2012 for $220; weight 6.40 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 49 (lot 721) in January 2017 EUR 90; weight 6.09 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Room Auction (lot 388) in March 2017 for EUR 125; ex Dattari [click for picture];

- from the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1917.155.36); weight 7.08 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from CNG auction 53 (lot 1726); weight 7.79 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski