6-1080

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 70a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α

  

OBVERSE

IMPCVALLICINLICINIVSPFAVG [IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVTIE-XERCITVS [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]; Virtus [actually Mars] advancing r. in military dress, r. holding transverse spear, l. shield and trophy over shoulder. Α in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Α. RIC lists for Licinius only officina Δ (p. 566). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Iovi Conservatori and Virtuti Exercitus both appear for Licinius and Maximinus, emissions for the former being the more scarce: coinage for Constantine is extremely rare. [...] Date, c. 311".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 70a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA [after 70b], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Α
NICOMEDIA [after 70b], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Β
NICOMEDIA [after 70b], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 5.13 g. Coin offered on Gorny & Mosch auction in October 2011 for EUR 100.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski