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RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 14, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIA-NVSAVGVSTVS [MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

XX/MAXI/MAIN/IAVG/SMN [XX MAXIMAINI (sic!) AVG]; in five lines in laur. wreath.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to NICOMEDIA 14 except for MAXIMAINI in rev. legend instead of MAXIMIANI (see example of NICOMEDIA 14). Apparently an engraver's error.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.28 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in April 2011 for CHF 20,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski