6-675

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 74a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae; to l. altar. Star over Α in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Α. RIC lists officinae Β, Δ, ς and Ζ (p. 367). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Genio Augusti is again shared between the three colleagues, though Constantine is rare [...] Date, c. 312 (later)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 74a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA 74a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 6.50 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2010 for EUR 39.50.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in October 2009 for EUR 24.40; weight 4.00 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski