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

  

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. Γ 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 Β
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 7.6 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Pecunem 9 (lot 759) in November 2013 for EUR 65.

Other specimens:

- sold on Jean Elsen auction 90 (lot 334) in December 2006 for $53; weight 4.72 g [click for picture];

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Carl Zipfel [click for picture];

- sold on Jesús Vico Room Auction 148 (lot 707) in June 2017 for EUR 40; ex Dattari [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski