6-1537

RIC VI, ROMA 277, MAXENTIUS, [CONFIRMATION]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVG [IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

MARTICONSERVATORIAVGN [MARTI CONSERVATORI AVG N]; Mars , with cloak flying, advancing r., r. holding transverse spear, l. shield.

NOT IN RIC

[CONFIRMATION]. In footnote 1 on p. 384 Sutherland writes: "If the absence of of mint-mark is not the result of deliberate alteration this coin might belong to late Maxentian period". The present specimen confirms this hypothesis.

NOTES

Weight 4.93 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 22 (lot 695) in May 2016 for GBP 430.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski