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RIC VI, ROMA, MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [MONETA AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAVALMAXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C M A VAL MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

M-O-N-ETAA-VGN [MONETA AVG N]; three Monetae stg. l., each holding scales in r. hand, cornucopiae in l.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. The same obv. (legend and bust type) is attested for Lugdunum [LUGDUNUM 256], unique rev. Similar specimen published in Cohen (vol. VII, p. 176, no. 96), but with different bust type (bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear; see picture). Coin should be listed before ROMA 194a.

NOTES

Æ medallion. Weight 20.78 g; diameter 32 mm. Sold on Triton VIII (lot 1244) in January 2005 for $6,500.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski