6-030

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; Three-turreted campgate, open, without doors. •SM•SDΒ• 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 A
SERDICA [after 11b], SEVERUS, UNLISTED FOR RULER, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.33 g. Sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 195 (lot 485) in March 2011 for EUR 15,000; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 215 (lot 490) in October 2013 for EUR 10,000; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 106 Part I (lot 822) in May 2018 for CHF 13,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Rauch auction 75 (lot 869) in May 2005 for EUR 7,500; sold on Rauch auction 80 (lot 264) in June 2007 for EUR 5,200; offered on Tkalec auction (lot 456) in May 2010; offered on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 80 (lot 246) in October 2014; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 232 (lot 495) in October 2015 for EUR 4,400; sold on Hess Divo auction 334 (lot 134) in May 2018 for CHF 3,550; weight 3.56 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Genevensis auction 7 (lot 406) in November 2012 for CHF 9,000; offered on Roma Numismatics auction XI (lot 863); weight 3.47 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction VI (lot 995) in September 2013 for GBP 8,000; sold on Roma Numismatics auction IX (lot 821) in March 2015 for GBP 7,500; weight 3.29 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 95 (lot 642) in October 2014 for EUR 7,500; sold on Rauch auction 98, session 1 (lot 653) in September 2015 for EUR 7,000; weight 3.31 g [click for picture];

- sold on Nomos 3 (lot 242) in May 2011 for CHF 20,000; weight 2.91 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 91 (lot 960) in September 2012 for $12,500; weight 3.17 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski