6-1960

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 77b, MAXIMINUS, ENGRAVER'S ERROR, OFFICINA Z

  

OBVERSE

IMPCGALVALMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS 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. Star over retrograde Z in left field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Coin similar to NICOMEDIA 77b except for retrograde Z in left field. Footnote 3 on p. 567 suggests that Z as officina letter is always retrograde but both variants exist. Apparently an engraver's error.

See also:
NICOMEDIA 77b, MAXIMINUS, ENGRAVER'S ERROR, OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.13 g. Coin sold on Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 40 (lot 491) in October 2015 for EUR 80.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski