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RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 78b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVTIE-XERCITVS [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]; Virtus [actually Mars] advancing r., r. dragging captive by the hair, l. holding trophy and shield. Star over A in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - A. RIC lists for this type only officina Ζ (p. 568). General note about this issue from p. 551: "Virtuti Exercitus, also shared, is rare for all three [Augusti] [...] Date, c. 312 (later)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 78b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β
NICOMEDIA 78b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA 78b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 4.60 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 67 (lot 615) in July 2018 for EUR 200.

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatik Naumann auction 76 (lot 523) in April 2019 for EUR 130; weight 4.80 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 74 (lot 95) in October 2003 for $114; sold on CNG eAuction 352 (lot 521) in June 2015 for $60; weight 4.41 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski