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RIC VI, SERDICA [after 34], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [IOVIS CONSERVATOR AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

GALMAXIMIANVSAVGVIICONSS [GAL MAXIMIANVS AVG VII CONSS]; bust r., laur., in concular robe, holding globe in r. hand.

REVERSE

IOVISCONSE-RVATORAVGG [IOVIS CONSERVATOR AVGG]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding thunderbolt, l. leaning on sceptre; eagle at feet to l., wreath in beak. •S•M•S•D• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Probably minted at the end of year 308. See: Torbatov, S. B., "A New Silver Medallion of Galerius", Numismatic Chronicle 1996, pp. 235-237. Note that also modern forgeries of that type exist. Coin should be listed in RIC after SERDICA 34.

NOTES

AR medallion. Weight 13.78 g (four argentei multiple). From Torbatov's article quoted above (plate 38, no. 3).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski