6-019

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA [after 75], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCFLVALCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVLI-VICTORI [HERCVLI VICTORI]; Hercules stg. r., r. behind back, l. leaning on club covered by lion's skin. Star over Δ in left field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this type only for Maximinus (p. 567). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Herculi Victori (common) [...] appear[s] only for Maximinus [...] Date, c. 312 (later)". Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 75.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Β
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є
NICOMEDIA 75, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA
NICOMEDIA [after 75], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.0 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on eBay in September 2008 for $170.36. Ex Victor Clark. Now in the Robert Bernobich Collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 147 (lot 2334) in March 2006 for EUR 320; weight 5.04 g [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in January 2006 for $34.78 [lot of 2 coins] [click for picture];

- from Ancient Imports; ex Victor Failmezger; weight 4.9 g; diameter 21.14 mm [click for picture].

- from www.coinscatalog.com; weight 5.52 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski