6-1309

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA [after 22b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIAN-VSCAESAR [MAXIMIANVS CAESAR]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VICTORIAE-SARMATICAE [VICTORIAE SARMATICAE]; four-turreted camp-gate, open, with doors thrown back; small masonry, no star, no eagles on turrets. SMNΓ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC list this type only for Diocletian and Maximian Herculius (NICOMEDIA 22a and 22b, p. 556). Note that there are no eagles on turrets but this variant is also attested for NICOMEDIA 22a and NICOMEDIA 22b (see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 556). Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 22b.

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.02 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 325 (lot 648) in April 2014 for $475.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski