6-1020

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 58, GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

GALVAL-ER[IAAVG] [GAL VALERIA AVG]; head r., diad., on facing bust, with necklace.

REVERSE

[VENER]IVI-CTRICICMH [VENERI VICTRICI CMH (ligature)]; Venus stg. facing, head l., r. holding up apple, l. raising drapery over l. shoulder. SMNЄ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists only four officinae: A-Δ (p. 562). Additionally, the footnote 3 on p. 562 reads as follows: "This issue appears to be restricted to the present Group only: the next Group shows expansion to six officinae, but Valeria's coins do not seem to run beyond officina Δ". As we now may see, RIC is apparently in error.

NOTES

Weight 6.30 g; diameter 28 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2011 for $20.50.

Other specimens:

- from Savoca Numismatik 4th blue auction (lot 1575), December 2017; weight 5.69 g; diameter 12 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski