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RIC VI, HERACLEA 39, GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ

  

OBVERSE

GALVAL-ERIAAVG [GAL VALERIA AVG]; bust r., diad., dr.

REVERSE

VENERIV-ICTRICI [VENERI VICTRICI]; Venus stg. facing, head l., r. holding up apple, l. raising drapery over l. shoulder. •HTΓ• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Γ. RIC lists only officina Δ (p. 535; rarity R3). Footnote 2 on p. 535 reads as follows: "Evidence for this issue is confined (alone and with no certainty) to VG [Voetter's Gerin Gatalogue], p. 114, Valeria, no. 1; the rev. legend-break is not there specified".

NOTES

Weight 6.36 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 2001,0701.3).

Other specimens:

- sold on VAuctions sale 264 (lot 44) in May 2011 for $75; weight 7.0 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2007 for $77; weight 5.61 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski