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RIC VI, NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCVALLICINLICINIVSPFAVG [IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS 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 before 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 Є
NICOMEDIA 75, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA
NICOMEDIA [after 75], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA [after 75], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.22 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in May 2012 for CHF 450.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in February 2007 for $48.78 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski