6-959

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

  

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. B 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 A

NOTES

Weight 4.70 g; diameter 23-24 mm. Note unexpectedly light weight. Coin sold on eBay in July 2010 for $14.63.

Other specimens:

- from Künker eLive Auction 42, session 1 (lot 303), October 2016; weight 6.40 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski