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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM 224, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

GENIO-POPROM [GENIO POP ROM]; Genius stg. l., head turreted, loin draped, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. S in left field, C in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Generally for LUGDUNUM 217-224 Genius is described with "modius on head", but sometimes Genius is rather turreted or towered (see footnote 4 on p. 257: "Variety at Oxford with Genius turreted for Constantine"). See example of LUGDUNUM 224 with Genius with modius on head.

See also:
LUGDUNUM [before 224], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED FOR RULER
LUGDUNUM [before 224], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

Weight 6.93 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin offered on Freeman & Sear auction in June 2007 for $135. Now in the Robert Bernobich Collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski