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. Omitted from RIC V/2 and RIC VI. There is a slight possibility that some of these omitted issues were minted after Reform (cf. RIC VI TREVERI 13). Calicó 4681. 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 5.06 g. Coin 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.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Gemini auction II (lot 512) in January 2006 for $15,000; weight 5.54 g [click for picture];

- specimen 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];

- specimen 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];

- specimen from Bellinger, A. R., Bruun, P., Kent, J. P. C., Sutherland, C. H. V., "Late Roman Gold and Silver Coins at Dumbarton Oaks: Diocletian to Eugenius", Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Vol. 18 (1964), p. 168, no. 12; weight 5.498 g; weight 5.64 g [click for picture];

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

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

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction 94 (lot 1202) in September 2013 for $21,000; weight 5.06 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

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

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


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski