6-894

RIC VI, ROMA [after 8b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVS-AVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; Hercules stg. r., grappling with Nemean lion, club to l. 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 after ROMA 8b.

See also:
ROMA [after 8b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]
ROMA [after 8b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]
ROMA [after 8b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]
ROMA [after 8b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]
ROMA [after 8b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]

NOTES

Lighter aureus. Weight 5.409 g. From the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (ID BZC.1951.9).

Other specimens:

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1867,0101.877); weight 5.47 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 49 (lot 425) in October 2008 for CHF 12,000; weight 5.63 g [click for picture];

- sold on Spink auction 4026 (lot 46) in April 2004 for GBP 1,600; weight 4.87 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski