6-1359

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

  

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, B 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 Α
SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ
SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 5.88 g. Coin sold on Münzen & Medaillen auction 45 (lot 91) in June 2017 for EUR 96.

Other specimens:

- from Roma Numismatics; weight 6.43 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- from the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1944.100.4070); weight 7.63 g; diameter 26.5 mm [click for picture];

- from eBay, August 2018 (note different hairstyle); weight 5.60 g; obv. legend unbroken [click for picture];

- sold on DNW auction 164, day 2 (lot 3243) in October 2019 for GBP 70 [lot of 10 coins] [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski