6-703

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA [after 3], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIAN-VSPFAVG [MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVLI-VICTORI [HERCVLI VICTORI]; Hercules stg. l., head r., lion's skin on l. shoulder, r. leaning on club. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Coin similar to NICOMEDIA 2 (illustrated in RIC on plate 13) but Hercules is holding in r. hand club (instead of apples) and has lion's skin on l. shoulder (instead of holding it in r. hand). Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 3.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [after 3], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY
NICOMEDIA [after 3], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.35 g. From Tkalec Auction February 2002 (lot 240).

Other specimens:

- from CNG auction 38 (lot 1143), June 1996; from Spink Sale 3014 (lot 213), October 2003; weight 5.32 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski