6-2127

RIC VI, AQUILEIA [before 42a], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [PERPETVA FELICITAS AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

DNMAXIMIANVSPFAVG [D N MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; head r., rad., fold of drapery on far shoulder.

REVERSE

PERPETVAFELICIT-ASAVGG [PERPETVA FELICITAS AVGG]; Victory stg. r., presenting globe to Jupiter stg. l., holding thunderbolt in r. hand and leaning l. on long sceptre; r. foot on captive. AQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC. Probably minted shortly after elevation of Galerius and Constantius to the rank of Augusti. Note D N MAXIMIANVS (nominativus) in obv. legend instead of more expected D N MAXIMIANO (dativus). Coin should be listed before AQUILEIA 41a.

NOTES

AV medallion of 2 aurei. Weight 10.59 g. From Partinico Hoard p. 158; no. 55 on p. 169 and plate 21, no. 55.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski