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RIC VI, OSTIA 49, MAXENTIUS, [CONFIRMATION]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

MARTIC0-M-ITIAVGN [MARTI COMITI AVG N]; Mars, with cloak flying, advancing r., r. holding transverse spear, l. trophy. MOSTT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CONFIRMATION]. RIC lists this rare issue after Gnecchi and Maurice (p. 405). According to footnote 1 on p. 405, description was incomplete: rev. legend break unknown and officina uncertain.

NOTES

Weight 4.95 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 493 (lot 667) in June 2021 for $190.

Other specimens:

- from the Rick Morton Collection [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski