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. 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 5.28 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIX (lot 926) in March 2020 for GBP 18,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction XII (lot 1009) in September 2016 for GBP 24,000; sold on Roma Numismatics auction XX (lot 680) in October 2020 for GBP 18,000; sold on Numismatica Genevensis auction 13 (lot 91) in November 2021 for CHF 34,000; weight 6.02 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction XV (lot 629) in April 2018 for GBP 26,000; weight 6.02 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- Hess auction 28 (lot 518), May 1965; Bourgey (lot 92), June 1994; sold on MDC Monaco auction 1 (lot 114) in December 2016 for EUR 10,500; sold on Gadoury Monaco 2021 (lot 159) in October 2021 for EUR 8,500; weight 5.51 g [click for picture];

- 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 USD 6,900 [weight 6,3 g (sic!), probably typo]; weight 5.29 g [click for picture];

- from Jean Vinchon Vente aux enchères publiques (lot 287), June 2019; weight 5.11 g [click for picture];

- sold on Sincona auction 41 (lot 164) in October 2017 for CHF 22,000; weight 4.86 g [click for picture];

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

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

- sold on Künker auction 277 (lot 149) in June 2016 for EUR 24,000; sold on Stack's Bowers Galleries The August 2020 Auction (lot 20146) for USD 24,000; weight 5.31 g [click for picture];

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

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

- from Jacob Hirsch auction 22 (lot 148), November 1908 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski