6-635

RIC VI, LONDINIUM 55, MAXIMINUS, [CORRECTION]

   

OBVERSE

GALVALMAXIMINVSNOBILIC [GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOBILI C]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. Cited in RIC after Maurice (ii, p. 6, no. 21) which erroneously gives obv. legend ...NOBIL C instead of ...NOBILI C. See also footnote 1 on p. 128: "Recorded as in B.M. [British Museum]; does it exist anywhere?". Listed in Cloke-Toone (4.03.018).

NOTES

Weight 10.299 g; diameter 28.5-29.0 mm. Plate coin in Cloke-Toone. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.68; acquisition date 1814). Probably this very specimen is cited in Maurice.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in July 2014 for $26.66; now in the Zenon M. Collection; weight 9.46 g; diameter 26.5-28 mm [click for picture];

- from CGB Numishop (brm_353734), sold for EUR 175; weight 10.94 g; diameter 26.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in March 2017 for EUR 51.33; weight 9.96 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski