6-1083

RIC VI, OSTIA [after 50], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [MARTI VICTORI AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

MARTIVIC-T-O-RIAVGN [MARTI VICTORI AVG N]; Maxentius std. r. on cuirass, r. leaning on long sceptre, receiving globe from Mars stg. l. and holding trophy; prostrate figure between them. MOSTP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC, but cf. ROMA 222, 269 and 270 for rev. legend. See also: Drost, V., "Le monnayage d’or de Maxence à l’atelier d’Ostie: à propos de l’aureus au type Pax Aeterna Aug N", Revue Numismatique 2008, p. 292 and picture no. 33 on p. 295. Coin should be listed after OSTIA 50.

NOTES

From Drost's article cited above (p. 295, no. 33).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski