6-1909

RIC VI, CYZICUS [before 1], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVTI HERCVLIS]

  

OBVERSE

CONSTANTIVS-NOBCAES [CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVTIHERCVLIS [VIRTVTI HERCVLIS]; Hercules stg. r., leaning on club with lion's skin, on rock. No m.m.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC. Cf. aureus with the same rev. minted in Cyzicus for Maximian Herculius (RIC V/2 p. 291, no. 605). Coin should be listed in RIC before CYZICUS 1.

See also:
CYZICUS [before 1], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVTI HERCVLIS]

NOTES

Heavier aureus. Weight 6.55 g; diameter 21 mm. Sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 31 (lot 132) in October 2005 for CHF 15,000; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica Auction 105 (lot 111) in May 2018 for CHF 37,500.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski