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RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 95], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER

   

OBVERSE

DNMAXIMIANOPFSAVG [D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

MARTIPATRICONSERVATORI [MARTI PATRI CONSERVATORI]; Mars, helmeted, stg. r., r. leaning on spear, l. on shield. PLN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue only for Constantine (p. 130). Listed in Bastien, P., "Some Comments on the Coinage of the London Mint, A.D. 297-313", Numismatic Chronicle 1971, pp. 151-165 (plate 33, no. 8). Listed in Cloke-Toone (5.03.011). Coin should be listed after LONDINIUM 95.

NOTES

Weight 6.631 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1982,0202.23).

Other specimens:

- specimen from the Rick Morton Collection [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 8006 (lot 1187) in March 2008 for GBP 600 [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2013 for GBP 45 [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 15007 (lot 659) in December 2015 for GBP 750; ex Toone collection; weight 6.96 g; diameter 25.4-26.9 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Noviomagus; weight 5.80 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski