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RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 79, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

IOVICONS-ERVATORI [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys hanging behind, r. holding Victory on globe, l. leaning on sceptre. Star in left field, Δ in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Α. RIC lists for this type officinae Β, Γ and Є (p. 568). General note from p. 552: "No more than five officinae have yet been evidenced for what is certainly the final issue of the period, consisting of scarce Iovi Conservatori coins (of low weight, as in the last issue) struck for Maximinus alone. Date, 313". Note that now six officinae are attested.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [before 79], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A
NICOMEDIA [before 79], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ
NICOMEDIA [before 79], LICINIUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Є
NICOMEDIA 79, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α
NICOMEDIA 79, MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς
NICOMEDIA [after 79], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Β
NICOMEDIA [after 79], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 5.86 g; diameter 21-23 mm. From author's collection.

Other specimens:

- sold on Helios Numismatik auction 2 (lot 459) in November 2008 for EUR 200; weight 4.74 [click for picture];

- from CNG Coinshop (no. 755187), sold for $75; weight 4.77 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski