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RIC VI, OSTIA 75a, MAXIMINUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

IMPMAXIMINVSPFAVG [IMP MAXIMINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to OSTIA 75a (Wien RÍ 71403; 3.71 g, 22.3 mm) except for Genius stg. r. instead of l. Note that variety with Genius stg. r. is probably more common than variety listed in RIC.

See also:
OSTIA 74, CONSTANTINE, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 4.02 g; diameter 20.5 mm. From the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1944.100.3137).

Other specimens:

- sold on H÷hn e-Live Auction 13 (lot 4374) in August 2019 for EUR 63; weight 3.19 g [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1950,1006.1199); weight 3.60 g [click for picture];

- sold on MartÝ Hervera subasta numismßtica por Correo (lot 336) in September 2017 for EUR 10; weight 4.33 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski