6-082

RIC VI, HERACLEA 76, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALVALMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS 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; eagle with wreath in beak at feet to l. A in right field. SMHT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - A. RIC lists for this issue officinae Β, Γ, Δ and Є (p. 542). General note from p. 528: "This issue falls into two sections, before and after Maximinus' capture of Heraclea. [...] In the second, Maximinus is seen to have introduced his own range of types, from which both Licinius and Constantine are excluded: Genio Augusti (scarce), Herculi Victori and Soli Invicto (both rare). Date, 313". Listed in Voetter (p. 115, no. 23; officinae Β, Γ, Δ and Є attested, but none in Gerin's collection).

See also:
HERACLEA [before 76], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER
HERACLEA [after 76], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

Weight 6.05 g; diameter 22 mm. From eBay.

Other specimens:

- from eBay; weight 4.84 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2006 for $70; ex Beast Coins; weight 4.23 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- from eBay; weight 4.70 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in March 2010 for $42.02; weight 4.30 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski