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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

AET-ERNITASA-VGN [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. MOSTΔ 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 Α
OSTIA [after 17], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 7.41 g; diameter 26.5 mm. Sold on Artemide auction 6E (lot 6258) in March 2011 for EUR 212. From CGB Numishop (brm_348295), sold for EUR 750.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in December 2010 for EUR 48.12; weight 6.8 g; diameter 26 mm; rev legend breaks E-R and A-V [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski