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RIC VI, OSTIA 36, MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA S

  

OBVERSE

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

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. MOSTS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - S. RIC lists officinae P, T and Q (p. 404).

NOTES

Weight 6.47 g; diameter 24.4 mm. From VCoins (Gert Boersema Ancient Coins); sold for $240.

Other specimens:

- from VCoins (Traianvs Coins) (officina letter uncertain); weight 5.90 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski