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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIR-TVSAVG-G [VIRTVS AVGG]; Hercules stg. r., seizing by antlers the Ceryneian hind, club to l. 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. Calicó 4736. 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 5.38 g. Coin sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 141 (lot 777) in May 2008 for EUR 12,000.

Other specimens:

- specimen offered on Leu auction 93 (lot 120) in May 2005; weight 4.95 g; rev. legend breaks T-V and G-G [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. 169, no. 14; weight 5.283 g; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1896,0608.91); weight 5.42 g; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- specimen from the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18227514); note absence of club to l. on rev.; weight 4.96 g; diameter 19 mm; rev. legend breaks T-V and G-G [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 40 (lot 839) in May 2007 for CHF 10,000; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 88, session 1 (lot 490) in October 2015 for CHF 19,000; weight 5.05 g; diameter 19 mm; rev. legend breaks T-V and G-G [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 91 (lot 59) in May 2016 for CHF 19,000; weight 5.40 g; rev. legend break G-G [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Aureo & Calicó auction 300 (lot 183) November 2017 for EUR 4,800; weight 4.93 g; rev. legend unbroken [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski