6-1065

RIC VI, CYZICUS [before 83], LICINIUS, UNLISTED MINTMARK

  

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, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae; at feet to l., eagle. Є over dot in right field. MKV in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED MINTMARK. Coin similar to CYZICUS 83 except for the dot under officina letter. Note that dot in right field was a part of a mintmark for the previous issue [CYZICUS 81-82]. See also footnote 2 on p. 593 about possible issue "with GENIO AVGVSTI alone" and dot in field. Coin should be listed before CYZICUS 83.

See also:
CYZICUS [before 83], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED MINTMARK

NOTES

Weight 6.03 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in July 2011 for $300.22.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski