6-860

RIC VI, ROMA, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [MONETA AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

VIRTVSMAXIMIANIAVG [VIRTVS MAXIMIANI AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., shield on l. arm, holding horse by bridle with r. hand.

REVERSE

MONETAAVGG [MONETA AVGG]; three Monetae stg. l., each holding scale and cornucopiae.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Æ medallions of the rulers of the First Tetrarchy with three Monetae on reverse are omitted both in RIC V/2 and RIC VI. Apparently most of these coins belong to the pre-reform coinage, but the present author decided to include them in this supplement. Note that the weight of individual specimens could vary significantly (from less than 20 g to 40 g and more). Listed in Gnecchi II (p. 129, no. 18).

NOTES

Æ medallion. Weight 30.15 g; diameter 39 mm. Plate coin in Gnecchi II. From the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18200726).

Other specimens:

- sold on Nomos auction 16 (lot 218) in May 2018 for CHF 17,500; weight 35.10 g; diameter 38 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 82 (lot 591) in April 2008 for EUR 12,000; weight 47.06 g; diameter 39 mm [click for picture];

- from Leu Numismatik auction 91 (lot 671), May 2004; weight 28.13 g; diameter 41 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 100 (lot 618) in May 2017 for CHF 7,000; weight 26.02 g; diameter 38 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski