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RIC VI, CYZICUS 13, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAMAXIMIANVSPFAVG [IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., rad., dr., cuir., seen from rear.

REVERSE

CONCORDIAMI-LITVM [CONCORDIA MILITVM]; prince stg. r. in military dress receiving small Victory on globe from Jupiter stg. l., leaning on sceptre. KЄ in middle field. Dot in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists for Maximian Herculius only officina Δ (p. 580). Officina Є is not attested for heavy radiate fractions and its presence proves that this issue was minted by at least five officinae. For correction of bust type see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 579.

See also:
CYZICUS 13, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α

NOTES

Weight 5.69 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 271 (lot 93) in January 2012 for $2,400.

Other specimens:

- from Rauch auction 85 (lot 915), November 2009; weight 4.99 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in May 1999 for CHF 5,000; weight 5.67 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski