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RIC VI, OSTIA [after 17], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [C], OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding eagle-tipped sceptre [C].

REVERSE

AETE-RNITAS-AVGN [AETERNITAS AVG N]; Castor and Pollux, each with star above cap, naked but for chlamys hanging from shoulders, stg. facing each other, each leaning on sceptre with outer arm and holding bridled horse with inner arm, wolf and twins l. between them. MOSTA in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - C. Not attested for this reverse type (p. 403). Coin should be listed after OSTIA 17.

See also:
OSTIA [after 17], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ
OSTIA [after 17], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 7.24 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on eBay in January 2018 for GBP 350.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in February 2008 for $190.83; weight 6.85 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski