6-944

RIC VI, CYZICUS [after 1], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [IOVI PROPVGNATORI]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIAN-VSNOBC [MAXIMIANVS NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVIPROP-V-GNATORI [IOVI PROPVGNATORI]; Jupiter advancnig l., looking r., chlamys flying, r. holding thubderbolt; to l., fallen enemy.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC. Could belong to the pre-reform coinage. Sometimes attributed to Siscian mint. Calicó 4929b. Should be listed after CYZICUS 1.

NOTES

Lighter aureus. Weight 5.49 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 54 (lot 604) in March 2010 for CHF 9,800; sold on Künker auction 174 (lot 1003) in September 2010 for EUR 9,250.

Other specimens:

- sold on Aureo & Calicó auction "Imagines Imperatorum" (lot 324) in February 2012 for EUR 34,000; sold on Aureo & Calicó auction 300 (lot 189) in November 2017 for EUR 12,000; weight 5.14 g; rev. legend break O-P [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski