6-1474

RIC VI, ROMA [after 270], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [MARTI VICTORI AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

MARTIVI-CTOR-IAVGN [MARTI VICTORI AVG N]; Maxentius std. r. on cuir., l. leaning on long sceptre (or spear); Mars stg. l., l. holding standard, r. dragging prostrate captive by the hair. REQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Not attested in RIC, but cf. ROMA 222, 269 and 270 for rev. legend. Listed in Drost (Rome 152). Coin should be listed after ROMA 270.

NOTES

Weight 8.17 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction 102 (lot 1095) in May 2016 for $1,800.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski