6-841

RIC VI, CYZICUS 5b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, MINTMARK VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIA-NVSAVG [MAXIMIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VICTORI-ASARMATICA [VICTORIA SARMATICA]; the four princes sacrificing over tripod before archway in six-turreted enclosure. No mintmark in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to CYZICUS 5b except for absence of CM in mintmark. Note also footnote to CYZICUS 5a on p. 579: "Vienna contains similar piece [...] without mint-mark". Probably both pieces belong to a separate unlisted issue. Further investigations needed.

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.08 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Obolos Webauction 12 (lot 812) in March 2019 for CHF 400.

Other specimens:

- sold CNG eAuction 234 (lot 439) in June 2010 for $360; weight 3.17 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski