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

  

OBVERSE

GALVALE-RIAAVG [GAL VALERIA AVG]; head r., pearl-diadem, with necklace, 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, Δ 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 Β
SERDICA [after 41], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 6.16 g; diameter 25 mm. Note pearl-diadem instead of semi-circular band (tiara). Coin sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 135 (lot 938) in May 2007 for EUR 300.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in November 2009 for $30.19 (bust with tiara); weight 7.10 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- from Studio Numismatico auction 1 (lot 679), June 2010 (bust with tiara); weight 7.28 g [click for picture];

- from iNumis Mail Bid Sale 25 (lot 124), June 2014 (bust with tiara); weight 6.68 g; diameter 25.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 330 (lot 399) in July 2014 for $65; weight 5.39 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

- from eBay (bust with tiara); weight 6.50 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- from Helios Numismatik auction 6 (lot 1024), March 2011; weight 6.56 g [click for picture];

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Room Auction (lot 359) in March 2017 fro EUR 115; ex Dattari [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski