6-093

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 148b, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ΔЄ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCLICLICINNIVSPFAVG [IMP C LIC LICINNIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOIMP-ERATORIS [GENIO IMPERATORIS]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. Crescent over altar in left field, Є over Δ in right field. ANT in exergue [note that there is a misprint in RIC; crescent omitted in diagram on p. 638].

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - ΔЄ. RIC lists for this type officinae Є and Ι (p. 639). General note about this issue from p. 609: "Genio Imperatoris [...] is struck for the four Augusti (Licinius and Constantine from Є and Ι only, and very rare) [...] Date, 310-11".

NOTES

Weight 6.71 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2016 for EUR 12.70.

Other specimens:

- from www.bpmurphy.com; offered in March 2004 for $65 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski