6-1376

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 4, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIANVS-AVGVSTVS [MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

CONSVL-IIII-PPPROCOS [CONSVL IIII P P PROCOS]; emperor, laur., togate, stg. facing, head l., r. holding out globe. SMA[retrograde sigma]star in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to ANTIOCHIA 4 (BM 1964,1203.145, 5.32 g) except for absence of baton on rev., like on rev. of ANTIOCHIA 3 (BM R.126, 5.27 g), which has a different m.m. without star. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 613-614.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.34 g. Coin sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 107 (lot 566) in April 2001 for DEM 6,800; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 99 (lot 42) in May 2017 for CHF 12,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 138 (lot 2392) in March 2005 for EUR 1,900; sold on Dr. Busso Peus auction 423, session I (lot 419) in November 2018 for EUR 2,000; weight 5.28 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski