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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 6b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, LEGENDS VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXIMIIINVSPMVG [IMP C MAXIMIIINVS (sic!) P MVG (sic!)]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

VANIOPOPV-LIROMANII [VANIO (sic!) POPVLI ROMANII (sic!)]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae.

NOT IN RIC

LEGENDS VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDINIUM 6b except for errors in both legends. The portrait is quite good, but the Genius and the lettering are much worse. Probably an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 8.11 g; diameter 25-27 mm. Ex Robert Bernobich Collection. Sold on VAuctions 313 (lot 340) in November 2014 for $155.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski