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RIC VI, ROMA [after 223], MAXENTIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VICTOR-IAAVGN [VICTORIA AVG N]; Victory advancing l., r. holding wreath, l. palm, captive std. to l. RBP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to ROMA 223 except for the presence of std. captive. Note that this variety is obviously more common than the variety without captive. Listed in Drost (p. 313, no. 112). Coin should be listed after ROMA 223.

NOTES

Weight 7.00 g; diameter 24.97 mm. From Victor Failmezger's collection (no. 156 in RBC); photo by Doug Smith.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Paul-Francis Jacquier auction 36 (lot 669), Summer 2009; also shown in Drost (plate 35, no. 112e/1); weight 6.00 g; rev. legend break I-A [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2015 for EUR 77; weight 6.40 g; diameter 23 mm; rev. legend breaks O-R-I-A [click for picture];

- specimen from Dirty Old Coins; rev. legend breaks O-R-I [click for picture];

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 6.572 g; diameter 24.7 mm; rev. legend breaks O-R-I [click for picture];

- specimen from Drost (plate 35, no. 112b/1); weight 7.02 g; rev. legend breaks O-R-I [click for picture];

- specimen from Drost (plate 35, no. 112b/7); weight 5.58 g; rev. legend breaks O-R-I [click for picture];

- specimen from Drost (plate 35, no. 112c/1); weight 6.82 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Drost (plate 35, no. 112c/5); weight 5.84 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in June 2017 for $57.65 (photo from Victor's Imperial Coins); weight 4.43 g; diameter 22.5-24 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski