6-631

RIC VI, CYZICUS [after 42], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

VALLICINNIANVSLICINNIVSPFAVG [VAL LICINNIANVS LICINNIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder (the chlamys falls low), r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. A in left field. MKV in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Galerius Maximian (p. 586). General note from p. 574: "Genio Populi Romani is dropped in favour of Genio Augusti, known only for Galerius". Coin should be listed after CYZICUS 42.

See also:
CYZICUS [after 42], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA B

NOTES

Weight 5.91 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on VAuctions sale 326 (lot 555) in September 2017 for $65.

Other specimens:

- from CGB Numishop (brm_115923), sold for EUR 325; weight 7.07 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski