6-463

RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 100b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [U]

  

OBVERSE

IMPMAXIMIANVSPAVG [IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., sceptre over r. shoulder [U].

REVERSE

GENIOPOP-VLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. Altar in left field, B in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - U. Not attested for obv. legend 2d (p. 250). Coin should be listed after LUGDUNUM 100b.

NOTES

Weight 11.10 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in April 1998; sold on Thesaurus "Sirius" auction in December 2009 for EUR 160.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2009 for $188.09; sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse Monnaies 45 (lot 669) in October 2010 for EUR 280; weight 8.74 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from The New York Sale auction XXV (lot 263), January 2011; weight 9.11 g [click for picture];

- specimen from the Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Collection (object no. RÖ 67480); weight 11.02 g; diameter 29.5 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from the Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Collection (object no. RÖ 67481); weight 8.88 g; diameter 29.6 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski