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RIC VI, CARTHAGO [before 75], DOMITIUS ALEXANDER, UNLISTED ISSUE [INVICTA ROMA FELIX KARTHAGO]

  

OBVERSE

IMPALEXANDERPFAVG [IMP ALEXANDER P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

INVICTAROMAFELIXKARTHAGO [INVICTA ROMA FELIX KARTHAGO]; Carthago stg. facing in long robe, head l., holding up fruits in both hands. P•K in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists this type only with earlier mintmark PK (CARTHAGO 68, p. 434). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 435. Coin should be listed before CARTHAGO 75.

NOTES

Weight 5.33 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 39 (lot 188) in May 2007 for CHF 6,500; sold on Triton XXI (lot 848) in January 2018 for $6,000.

Other specimens:

- from VCoins (Mike R. Vosper Coins); note star in exergue; weight 4.5 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski