6-971

RIC VI, ROMA [after 149], MAXIMINUS, REVERSE VARIETY

   

OBVERSE

MAXIMIN-VSNOBCAES [MAXIMINVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI-I-VVENTVT [PRINCIPI IVVENTVT]; prince stg. l., in military dress, r. raised to ensign, l. leaning on sceptre. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to ROMA 149 except for only one ensing instead of two. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 369. Coin should be listed after ROMA 149.

See also:
ROMA [after 149], MAXIMINUS, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.18 g; diameter 18 mm. From Museum of Fine Arts Boston (no. 59.511).

Other specimens:

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 49 (lot 449) in October 2008 for CHF 2,200; weight 4.75 g; obv. legend break V-S [click for picture];

- from CNG auction 53 (lot 1725), March 2000; weight 5.54 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski