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

   

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 up globe, in facing quadriga; two horses turn l., and two r. ς in middle field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - ς. 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 Β
ANTIOCHIA 145b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
ANTIOCHIA 145b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Ζ

NOTES

Weight 7.53 g; diameter 26.3 mm. From the Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Collection (object no. RÖ 58407).

Other specimens:

- from the Robert Bernobich Collection [Sol holding globe close to body; officina letter uncertain]; weight 4.9 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- sold on FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 6.04 g; diameter 24.5 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski