6-1881

RIC VI, AQUILEIA 66b, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

IMPMAXIMIANVSPFAVG [IMP MAXINIANVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., helm., cuir., spear over r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

VIRTVSAV-GGETCAESSNN [VIRTVS AVGG ET CAESS NN]; prince with shield on l. arm, galloping r. over three fallen foemen, striking downwards with his spear. AQP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to AQUILEIA 66b (BM B.3007; note sceptre over shoulder and rev. legend breaks S-A-V) except for three foemen on rev. instead of two.

NOTES

Weight 9.62 g; diameter 27 mm. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.3011).

Other specimens:

- from Paolucci & Zub (p. 41, no. 108) erroneously lists as AQULEIA 69 (see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 320); weight 9.16 g [click for picture];

- sold on CGB Monnaies 21 (lot 3480) in June 2004 for EUR 395 (attributed as AQUILEIA 69); weight 10.34 g; diameter 27.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 88 (lot 637) in May 2011 for EUR 180 (attributed as AQUILEIA 69); weight 8.14 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski