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RIC VI, CYZICUS [after 94], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALVALMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVTIE-X-ERCITVS [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]; Mars advancing r. in military dress, r. holding transverse spear, l. shield and trophy over shoulder. Α in left field. MKV in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Licinius (p. 593). General note about this issue from p. 576: "An extended range of types is introduced, most of them scarce or rare. [...] Virtus Exercitus (Licinius has Virtuti) is revived on very rare coins. [...] Date, c. 311-12". But see also important CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 593. Coin should be listed after CYZICUS 94.

See also:
CYZICUS [after 94], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Α
CYZICUS [after 94], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ
CYZICUS [after 94], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
CYZICUS [after 94], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA ς
CYZICUS [after 94], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A
CYZICUS [after 94], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Β
CYZICUS [after 94], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 7.21 g. Coin sold on Helios Numismatik auction 3 (lot 265) in April 2009 for $372.

Other specimens:

- from Gorny & Mosch auction 200 (lot 2831), October 2011; weight 5.28 g [click for picture];

- from www.tesorillo.com; weight 4.60 g; diameter 20-21 mm [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor; weight 4.40 g; diameter 20-21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2006 for $78; weight 5.89 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in December 2010 for $30.90; weight 4.9 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Antiken Philippe Lacoste) [click for picture];

- from Wildwinds; contributed by T&S Petrov Art Numis [click for picture];

- from author's collection; weight 4.29 g; diameter 20.45-22.20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in December 2018 for GBP 35; weight 4.42 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- from CNG auction 49 (lot 1775), March 1999; weight 4.37 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski