6-1404

RIC VI, OSTIA [after 46], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [E]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

FIDESMI-L-IT-VMAVGN [FIDES MILITVM AVG N]; Fides stg. l holding standard in each hand. MOSTS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - E. Not attested for this rev. type (p. 405). Listed in Drost (Ostia no. 46). Coin should be listed after OSTIA 46.

NOTES

Weight 6.48 g; diameter 26 mm. From the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18235454).

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in November 2014 for GBP 130.02; diameter 25 mm; rev. legend breaks I-L-I-T [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski