6-418

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

   

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PRINCI-P-IIVVENTVT [PRINCIPI IVVENTVT]; prince stg. l., laur. (?), in military dress, r. holding ensign, l. leaning on sceptre. PR in exergue

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. RIC lists for Maximinus only variant with prince standing "between two ensigns, r. raised, l. leaning on sceptre" (p. 369). Cf. ROMA 151 (the same type minted for Constantine). Probably listed in Cohen, vol. VII, p. 156, no. 140 (described as "holding standard and leaning on spear" ["tenant une enseigne et appuyé sur une haste"]). Depeyrot 14/10. Calicó 5023a. 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 5.32 g. Sold on Gemini auction in January 2006 for $9,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski