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RIC VI, HERACLEA 30, SEVERUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς

  

OBVERSE

IMPCFLAVALSEVERVSPFAVG [IMP C FLA VAL SEVERVS P F AVG]; 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. HTς in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - A. RIC lists officinae B, Γ and Δ (p. 534). General note from p. 524: "The Genio Populi Romani type was continued, from four officinae only". The last statement is not true.

See also:
HERACLEA 30, SEVERUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α

NOTES

Weight 10.28 g; diameter 27-28 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2012 for EUR 191 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].

Other specimens:

- sold on CGB auction in July 2001 for EUR 200; weight 9.90 g; diameter 30.5 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski