6-1903

RIC VI, CYZICUS [after 99], MAXIMINVS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS], OFFICINA A

  

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. A in left field, dot in right field. MKV in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC does not list VIRTVTI EXERCITVS type for issue (iv) (p. 593). General note from p. 576: "A very small issue, of slightly lighter weight, containing only Genio Augusti CMH (plain Genius) and Sole Invicto for Licinius and Maximinus, with Iovi Conservatori for Maximinus. [...] ranging from scarce to very rare [...] Date, c. 312". Coin should be listed after CYZICUS 99.

See also:
CYZICUS [after 98], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS], OFFICINA ς
CYZICUS [after 98], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]

NOTES

Weight 6.79 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on Obolos Webauction 4 (lot 831) in February 2016 for CHF 150.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2005 for $106.16; weight 4.80 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski