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RIC VI, OSTIA 37, MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA S

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., r. holding spear over shoulder, l. shield.

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 officina T (p. 404).

See also:
OSTIA 37, MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Q

NOTES

Weight 5.89 g. Coin sold on Emporium Hamburg Alpha Auction No. 2 (lot 416) in January 2019 for EUR 180.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in July 2011 for $300; now in Brent Upchurch's collection; weight 5.17 g; diameter 25 mm; rev. legend second break A-V [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier];

- sold on eBay in May 2015; weight 4.42 g; diameter 25 mm; rev. legend second break S-A [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski