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RIC VI, SISCIA [after 171b], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [ORIENS AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIN-VSNOBC [MAXIMINVS NOB C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

ORIEN-S-AVGG [ORIENS AVGG]; Sol rad., stg. l., chlamys over l. shoulder, r. hand raised, l. holding globe and whip. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Reverse similar to the type introduced already before Diocletian's Reform in 294 (cf. antoninianus struck for Galerius Maximian in Lugdunum [RIC V/2 684]). Note the link between this coin and aurei of the same type [SISCIA 192-193; see SISCIA 193 (NAC; 5.55 g)]. Not listed in King. Should be listed with other fractions after SISCIA 171b.

See also:
SISCIA [after 94], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [ORIENS AVGG], LAUREATE
SISCIA [after 94], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [ORIENS AVGG], LAUREATE
SISCIA [after 94], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [ORIENS AVGG], RADIATE

NOTES

Fraction (quinarius). Weight 2.42 g; diameter 16 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 243 (lot 465) in October 2010 for $420.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski