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RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 145b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β

   

OBVERSE

MAXIMINVS-NOBCAES [MAXIMINVS NOB CAES]; bust l., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, decorated shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

SOLIIN-VICTO [SOLI INVICTO]; Sol, rad. and in long robe, stg. facing, head l., r. raised, l. holding globe close to body, in facing quadriga; two horses turn l., and two r. Β in middle field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Β. RIC lists only officina A (p. 638). 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 CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 638.

See also:
ANTIOCHIA 145b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
ANTIOCHIA 145b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς
ANTIOCHIA 145b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ζ

NOTES

Ex Dattari. Coin sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Room Auction (lot 387) in March 2017 for EUR 2,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in May 2010 for $115,50 (rev. legend not fully legible, could be ...VICTAE, i.e. ANTIOCHIA [after 144]; Sol is holding globe up); weight 6.50 g; diameter 24-26 mm [click for picture];

- from VAuctions 315 (lot 157), April 2015 (officina letter uncertain, could be A); weight 4.80 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].

- sold on eBay in December 2010 for $183.50 (Sol is holding globe up); diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 6.30 g; diameter 25 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski