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

  

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 Β in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Β. 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 Α
NICOMEDIA 78b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA 78b, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.4 g; diameter 22.02 mm. From Victor Failmezger's collection (no. 245 in RBC); photo by Doug Smith.

Other specimens:

- sold on Rauch auction in May 2011 for EUR 85; weight 5.45 g [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction in December 2012 for EUR 140; weight 4.73 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski