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RIC VI, OSTIA [after 78], LICINIUS, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IMPLICINIVSPFAVG [IMP LICINIVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

GENIOP-OPROM [GENIO POP ROM]; Genius stg. r., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera and sacrificing over tripod altar, l. cornucopiae. MOSTQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE. RIC lists only issue with Genius stg. l. [OSTIA 73-78] and without tripod altar to l. (p. 408). However, Sutherland mentions in footnote 3 on p. 408 that "Maur. [Maurice, Numismatique constantinienne] i, p. 284 (type II) cites from Voett. a doubtful coin with tripod in field to l.". Coin should be listed after OSTIA 78.

See also:
OSTIA [after 78], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE, BUST TYPE B, OFFICINA T
OSTIA [after 78], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE, BUST TYPE B, OFFICINA Q
OSTIA [after 78], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED REVERSE TYPE, BUST TYPE C

NOTES

Weight 3.87 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on CGB auction in November 2004 for EUR 750.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski