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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

GENIOA-V-GVSTI [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 Γ in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Γ. RIC lists for Licinius 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 Α
NICOMEDIA 74a, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 4.20 g; diameter 20 mm. From VCoins (Aeternitas Numismatics).

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in December 2009 for EUR 8.50 diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in May 2010 for $6.01; weight 4.40 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski