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RIC VI, OSTIA 38, MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Q

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

AETE-RNITASA-VGN [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. MOSTQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Q. RIC lists officina P (p. 404). Note that it is not clear if this bust is laureate.

See also:
OSTIA 38, MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA T

NOTES

Weight 6.26 g; diameter 24.5 mm. Coin sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 22 (lot 693) in May 2016 for GBP 140.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in November 2011 for $33.61; weight 5.8 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski