6-020

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 75, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALVALMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVLI-VICTORI [HERCVLI VICTORI]; Hercules stg. r., r. behind back, l. leaning on club covered by lion's skin. Star over ς in left field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - ς. RIC lists officinae Α, Β, Γ, Δ, Є and Ζ (p. 567). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Herculi Victori (common) [...] appear[s] only for Maximinus [...] Date, c. 312 (later)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Β
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA [before 75], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є
NICOMEDIA [after 75], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Δ
NICOMEDIA [after 75], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 4.76 g; diameter 20.2-20.6 mm. From Tomasz Speier's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2006 for $46.00; weight 3.18 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski