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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 9], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

CVALMAXIMIANVSCAESA [C VAL MAXIMIANVS CAESA]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPVLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. LA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OVERSE LEGEND. RIC lists for Galerius only obv. legends ended with CAESAR [LUGDUNUM 9] or CAES [LUGDUNUM 10] (p. 241-242). It could be another variant or engraver's error. Coin should be listed after LUGDUNUM 9.

NOTES

Weight 8.9 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2009 for $49.91.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski