6-876

RIC VI, ROMA [after 274], MAXENTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VICTORIA AVG N]

  

OBVERSE

IMPC[M]AXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VICT-ORIA-AVGN [VICTORIA AVG N]; Victory stg. r., giving globe to emperor std. l. on trophy, holding sceptre in l. REQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Reverse type not attested for VICTORIA AVG N series [ROMA 272-274]. See also: Drost, V., "Le monnayage d’or de Maxence à l’atelier d’Ostie: à propos de l’aureus au type Pax Aeterna Aug N", Revue Numismatique 2008, p. 292 and picture no. 35 on p. 295. Coin should be listed after ROMA 274.

NOTES

Weight 6.50 g; diameter 25 mm. From Gert Boersema Ancient Coins.

Other specimens:

- specimen from the Robert Bernobich Collection; weight 5.1 g; diameter 25 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Drost's article quoted above (p. 295, no. 35) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski