6-892

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

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIANVS-AVGVSTVS [MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

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 4682. 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 5.29 g. Coin sold on Tkalec auction (lot 337) in April 2007 for CHF 17,000; sold on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 53 (lot 1926) in May 2009 for $6,900 [weight 6,3 g (sic!), probably typo].

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Triton I (lot 1664) in December 1997 for $6,100; sold on Gemini auction VI (lot 573) in January 2010 for $22,000; weight 5.21 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Münzen & Medaillen auction 93 (lot 266) in December 2003 for $9,725; weight 5.25 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 71 (lot 275) in May 2013 for CHF 52,000; weight 5.74 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 91 (lot 2056) in June 2016 for $22,000; weight 5.78 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Künker auction 277 (lot 149) in June 2016 for EUR 24,000; weight 5.31 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Roma Numismatics auction XII (lot 1009) in September 2016 for GBP 24,000; weight 6.02 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on MDC Monaco auction 1 (lot 114) in December 2016 for EUR 10,500; weight 5.50 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski