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RIC VI, SERDICA [after 11b], SEVERUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

SEVERV-SNOBC [SEVERVS NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; Three-turreted campgate, open, without doors. •SM•SDA• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue for Augusti only (Constantius and Galerius Maximian) (p. 494). General note from p. 487-8: "Rare coins (with SM) are known for the Augusti only, with officinae Α, Β, Γ and Є evidenced: their type is a continuation of that of Group I, and the weight remains at c. 3.3 gm".

Not listed in Gautier - Serdica. Coin should be listed in RIC after SERDICA 11b.

See also:
SERDICA [after 11b], SEVERUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Β
SERDICA [after 11b], SEVERUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.29 g; diameter 20 mm. Sold on Roma Numismatics auction V (lot 883) in March 2013 for GBP 17,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction XVII (lot 806) in March 2019 for GBP 4,000; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 265, day 2 (lot 1526) in October 2019 for EUR 6,000; weight 3.17 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 82 (lot 602) in April 2008 for EUR 9,000; sold on Gemini VII auction (lot 841) in January 2011 for $11,000; sold on Rauch auction 108 (lot 364) in June 2019 for EUR 6,250; weight 3.32 g [click for picture];

- sold on on Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 12 (lot 628) in October 2005 for $6,000; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 155 (lot 359) in March 2007 for EUR 4,000; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 233, session 2 (lot 2614) in October 2015 for EUR 1,800; weight 3.35 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 62 (lot 2089) in October 2011 for CHF 16,000; weight 3.36 g [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction VII (lot 1266) in March 2014 for GBP 7,000; sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 913) in March 2017 for GBP 4,800; weight 3.41 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Hess Divo auction 332 (lot 118) in May 2017 for CHF 7,500; weight 3.14 g [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 82 (lot 603) in April 2008 for EUR 3,800; weight 2.93 g; obv. legend break R-V [click for picture];

- sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 2, session II (lot 841) in December 2017 for CHF 2,000; weight 3.10 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski