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RIC VI, AQUILEIA [before 125], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVGCONSII [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG CONS II]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding eagle-tipped sceptre.

REVERSE

CONSERV-VRBSVAE [CONSERV VRB SVAE]; Roma seated facing, head l. in hexastyle temple, r. holding globe, l. sceptre; shield by side; statues or knobs as acroteria; star in pediment. AQP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. RIC does not list obv. legend IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG CONS II (p. 325). Note that this is not an error in RIC and AQUILEIA 125 has indeed shorter obv. legend IMP MAXENTIVS P F AVG CONS II (see plate 5, no. 125). Listed in Paolucci & Zub (no. 171). Coin should be listed before AQUILEIA 125.

NOTES

Weight 5.78 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on Numismatik Lanz auction in November 2000 for $219.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Paolucci & Zub (p. 60, no. 171); weight 6.97 g [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski