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RIC VI, HERACLEA 25, SEVERUS, TOOLED MINTMARK

  

OBVERSE

FLVALSEVERVSNOBILCAES [FL VAL SEVERVS NOBIL CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-L-IROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. NBA (sic!) in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

TOOLED MINTMARK. Coin similar to HERACLEA 25 except for mintmark: NBA instead of expected HTA. But note seller's description: "extensive tooling in the hair and beard, tooled with an unusual re-engraving of the mint mark".

NOTES

Weight 9.81 g; diameter 29 mm. Coin sold on CNG auction in August 2009 for $115.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski