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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

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

NOTES

Weight 5.60 g; diameter 22 mm. From Guy Braun's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2012 for $36.39; now in the Zenon M. Collection; weight 4.87 g; diameter 20-21 mm; rev. legend break E-X [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by mauseus; rev. legend break E-X [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2014 for $42.88; rev. legend break E-X [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk];

- from eBay, December 2015; weight 5.4 g; diameter 22 mm; rev. legend break E-X [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski