6-063

RIC VI, HERACLEA [before 76], LICINIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGVSTI, altar], OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCVALLICINLICINIVSPFAVG [IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae; altar to l. Δ in right field. SMHT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Similar to HERACLEA 76 except for altar at feet to l. instead of eagle with wreath in beek (cf. NICOMEDIA 71a-c and NICOMEDIA 72a-c). Minted after Maximinus' capture of Heraclea to the 1/72 libra weight-standard and now also attested for all three rulers. Coin should be listed before HERACLEA 76.

See also:
HERACLEA [before 76], LICINIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGVSTI, altar], OFFICINA Є
HERACLEA [before 76], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGVSTI, altar]
HERACLEA [before 76], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGVSTI, altar]

NOTES

Weight 4.04 g; diameter 20.60-21.25 mm. From author's collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski