6-1199

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 73a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

SOLIIN-VICTO [SOLI INVICTO]; Sol, rad., stg. l. in long robe, r. raised, l. holding head of Serapis. Α in left field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Α. RIC lists for this type only officinae Β and Γ (p. 566). General note about this issue from p. 551: "All three colleagues share all three types [...] Soli Invicto (last seen on Maximinus' gold in 306-8, and now underlining Maximinus as the eastern factor in the balance of power). [...] Date, c. 312 (earlier)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 73a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA 73c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA A
NICOMEDIA 73c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 5.18 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2012 for $84.95. Now in the Zenon M. Collection.

Other specimens:

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 3.931 g, diameter 22.1 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski