6-869

RIC VI, CARTHAGO [after 76], DOMITIUS ALEXANDER, UNLISTED ISSUE [VICTORIA ALEXANDRI AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VICTORI-AALEXANDRIAVGN [VICTORIA ALEXANDRI AVG N]; Victory advancing l., r. holding wreath, l. palm. P•K in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists this type only with earlier mintmark PK (CARTHAGO 73, p. 434). See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 435. Coin should be listed after CARTHAGO 76.

NOTES

From: Salvatore Garraffo, Il Tesoro monetale si Suq el Kedim (Misurata, Libia), [in:] Salvatore Garraffo & Mario Mazza (a cura di), Il tesoro di Misurata (Libia). Produzione e circolazione monetaria nell’età di Costantino il Grande, Edizioni del Prisma, Catania-Roma 2015, p. 58, plate C, no. 3.

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 46 (lot 701) in April 2008 for CHF 5,500 (m.m. described as PK); sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 72 (lot 765) in May 2013 for CHF 6,500; weight 4.57; rev legend breaks R-IA-A [click for picture];

- from the Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Collection (object no. FD 1); weight 3.58 g; diameter 20 mm; rev. legend break R-I [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Shick Coins), September 2015 (probably forgery); rev. legend unbroken [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski