6-1782

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 6a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXIMIANVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOP-VLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen from a rare early issue of the reformed London mint. Often confused with LUGDUNUM 14a-21 or other unmarked issues from continental mints. Listed in Cloke-Toone (1.02.002). Should be listed in RIC before LONDINIUM 6a.

See also:
LONDINIUM [before 6a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE
LONDINIUM [before 6a], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE
LONDINIUM [before 6a], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE

NOTES

Weight 11.75 g. From Magny-Cours Hoard (p. 100, no. 7; plate 13, no. 7).

Other specimens:

- specimen from Magny-Cours Hoard (p. 155, no. 467; plate 23, no. 467); weight 9.65 g; rev. legend break V-L [click for picture];

- specimen from: Lord Stewartby, "Early Tetrarchic Coins of London from the Market Stainton Finds", Numismatic Chronicle 1998, p. 101, no. 10 and plate 27, no. 10; rev. legend break V-L [click for picture];

- specimen sold on CGB Monnaies 34 (lot 847) in April 2008 for EUR 171; weight 12.90 g; diameter 31 mm; rev. legend break V-L [click for picture];

- specimen from Bridgend Hoard (p. 188, 210 and plate 31, no. 3); plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 12.88 g; diameter 27.1-28.3 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski