6-1090

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; Three-turreted campgate, open, without doors. •SM•SDΓ• 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 A, B, Γ and Є evidenced: their type is a continuation of that of Group I, and the weight remains at c. 3.3 gm".

Listed in Gautier - Serdica (p. 108, no. 24). 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 B

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.23 g; diameter 20 mm. Sold on Leu Numismatik auction 12 Lang Collection (lot 1544) in May 2022 for CHF 4,000.

Other specimens:

- from Gautier - Serdica (plate X, no. 24); weight 3.12 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski