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

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIA-NVSPFAVG [MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVL-I-P-ACIFERO [HERCVLI PACIFERO]; Hercules stg. r., head l., r. holding olive branch, l. club and lion's skin. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Omitted in RIC V/2 and RIC VI. There is a slight possibility that some of these omitted issues were minted after Reform (cf. RIC VI AQUILEIA 3). Calicó 4666. Could be listed before ROMA 5a.

NOTES

Lighter aureus. Weight 5.45 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1924,0103.2).

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Gemini VII (lot 839) in January 2011 for $20,000; weight 4.96 g [click for picture].

- specimen sold on Tkalec auction in September 2008 (lot 295) for CHF 6,000; weight 5.38 g; rev. legend break V-L [click for picture];

- specimen from the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18227516); weight 5.25 g; diameter 19 mm; rev. legend breaks I-PA-C [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 80 (lot 236) in October 2014 for CHF 28,000; weight 5.38 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski