6-891

RIC VI, ROMA [before 5a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [HERCVLI VICTORI]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIA-NVSPFAVG [MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir., seen from rear.

REVERSE

HERCVLI-VICTORI [HERCVLI VICTORI]; Hercules seated facing on pile of rocks, head right., club on l., quiver and bow on r., lion's skin over lap. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Many types with m.m. PR are omitted in RIC V/2 and RIC VI. There is a very slight possibility that some of them were minted after Reform. Also, others were added here for comparison. Coin could be listed before ROMA 5a.

See also:
ROMA [before 5a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [HERCVLI VICTORI]
ROMA [before 5a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [HERCVLI VICTORI]
ROMA [before 5a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [HERCVLI VICTORI]

NOTES

Lighter aureus. Weight 5.54 g. Coin sold on Gemini auction II (lot 512) in January 2006 for $15,000; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica Auction 105 (lot 106) in May 2018 for CHF 28,000.

Other specimens:

- from the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (ID BZC.1948.17.225); weight 5.498 g [click for picture];

- sold on Morton & Eden auction 108 (lot 216) in October 2020 for GBP 14,000; sold on Roma Numismatics auction XXI (lot 726) in March 2021 for GBP 14,000; weight 5.55 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Pecunem auction 12 (lot 737) in February 2014 for EUR 5,250; weight 5.60 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 94 (lot 1202) in September 2013 for $21,000; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 120 (lot 832) in October 2020 for CHF 11,000; weight 5.06 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on UBS Gold & Numismatics auction 75 (lot 1108) in January 2008 for CHF 7,750; sold on Rauch auction 83 (lot 426) in November 2008 for EUR 7,000; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 195 (lot 483) in March 2011 for EUR 12,500; weight 5.06 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 132 (lot 512) in November 2006 for EUR 10,500; weight 4.79 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on The New York Sale IX (lot 209) in January 2005 for $6,800; weight 5.57 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1903,0704.9); weight 5.56 g [click for picture];

- from the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18227509); weight 5.31 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Aureo & Calicó auction 332 (lot 71) in May for EUR 6,300; weight 5.76 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 67 (lot 215) in October 2012 for CHF 14,000; weight 5.60 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski