6-827

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

  

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 Γ 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 Δ
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 5.38 g. From the Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel Collection (reg. no. ALg 446, 7).

Other specimens:

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by seth; weight 4.50 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2016 for GBP 47.66 [lot of 9 coins] [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Zenon M.].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski