7-1081

RIC VI, ROMA 7b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; camp-gate (its door open) with three forward turrets, two small turrets between them; behind, three small turrets between two turrets. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. RIC describes camp-gate on reverses of ROMA 5a-8b as having three forward turrets (no small turrets between them) and two small turrets between two turrets behind. See examples of:

ROMA 5a (Berlin, no. 18225779, 5.00 g, 19 mm);

ROMA 6a (NAC 46, lot 692, 5.20 g);

ROMA 6b (Berlin, no. 18239418, 5.25 g, 19 mm);

ROMA 7a (ANS, 1944.100.2802, 4.65 g, 18 mm);

ROMA 7b (BM, R.123, 4.78 g);

ROMA 8a (BM, BNK,R.67, 5.80 g);

ROMA 8b (ANS, 1944.100.2802, 4.65 g, 18 mm).

However, this reverse variety should be known to Sutherland because it is shown on example of ROMA 6b from plate 6 in RIC.

See also:
ROMA 5b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY
ROMA 6b, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, REVERSE VARIETY
ROMA 8a, CONSTANTIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.47 g. Sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 179 (lot 940) in October 2011 for EUR 16,000.

Other specimens:

- specimen from Staatliche Münzsammlung München, no. 17-00236; weight 5.64 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski