6-1077

RIC VI, ROMA 67b, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIANVSNOBCAES [MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-LI-ROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucpiae. R in left field. Z (retrograde) in exerque.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Specimen similar to ROMA 67b except for retrograde Z. Apparently an engraver's error. See also footnote 1 on p. 357: "Some coins in this issue are very roughly and carelessly struck, presumably as a result of sudden mint-expansion".

NOTES

Weight 8.67 g; diameter 25.8-27.1 mm. From Tomasz Speier's collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski