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RIC VI, HERACLEA 77, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALVALMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVLI-VICTORI [HERCVLI VICTORI]; Hercules stg. facing, head l., l. leaning on lion's skin on club. A in left field. SMHT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - A. RIC lists for this type only officina Δ [rarity R2] (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".

See also:
HERACLEA [before 77], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A
HERACLEA [before 77], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
HERACLEA 77, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA B
HERACLEA 77, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
HERACLEA 77, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 4.66 g; diameter 22 mm. From VCoins (Romae Aeternae Numismatics).

Other specimens:

- sold on Leu Numismatik Webauktion 12 (lot 1344) in May 2020 for CHF 185; sold on CGB Live auction (lot 648560) in April 2021 for EUR 460; weight 5.82 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Romae Aeternae Numismatics); weight 5.82 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Münzen & Medaillen auction 43 (lot 572) in February 2016 for EUR 55; weight 5.17 g [click for picture];

- sold on Allegro in December 2009 for 137.50 zlotys; weight 4.58 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Savoca Numismatik 22nd blue auction, part II (lot 1854) in July 2019 for EUR 130; sold on Savoca Numismatik 28th blue auction, day 2 (lot 1614) in January 2020 for EUR 28; weight 4.98 g; diameter 23 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Thesaurus "Sirius" auction in December 2009 for EUR 70; weight 4.70 g [click for picture];

- from the Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel Collection (reg. no. Mü 623); weight 4.40 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2011 for $89; weight 5.60 g [click for picture];

- sold on FORVM ANCIENT COINS; 5.375 g; 21.9 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in December 2001 for $42.25 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski