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RIC VI, ROMA 258, MAXENTIUS, MINTMARK VARIETY OR ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

CONSERV-VRBSVAE [CONSERV VRB SVAE]; Roma seated facing, head l., in hexastyle temple, r. holding globe, l. sceptre; shield at l. side; knobs as acroteria; wreath in pediment. RE•T in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Coin is similar to ROMA 258 except for the dot in exergue (p. 381-82). It could be a mintmark variety, an engraver's error or a die crack.

NOTES

Weight 6.70 g; diameter 25.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2005 for $34.95.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski