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RIC VI, SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Α

  

OBVERSE

GALVALE-RIAAVG [GAL VALERIA AVG]; head r., diad., on facing bust in embroidered robes.

REVERSE

VENERIV-ICTRICI [VENERI VICTRICI]; Venus stg. facing, head l., r. holding up apple, l. raising drapery over l. shoulder. Star in left field, Α in right field. •SM•SD• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Bust type similar to D [SERDICA 43] except for absence of crescent. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 500. Coin should be listed after SERDICA 41.

See also:
SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Β
SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ
SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 6.27 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 188 (lot 406) in May 2008 for $155; sold again on CNG eAuction 211 (lot 407) in June 2009 for $92.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in August 2010 for $36.50; unbroken obv. legend [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch Summer Auction 2012 (lot 1470) in September 2012 for EUR 70 (bust may be regarded as type B); weight 7.75 g; unbroken obv. legend [click for picture];

- from Gorny & Mosch auction 142 (lot 2955), October 2005 (bust may be regarded as type B); weight 7.42 g; unbroken obv. legend [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski