6-2152

RIC VI, SISCIA [after 194], LICINIUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [2b]

  

OBVERSE

IMPLICIN-IVSPFAVG [IMP LICINIVS P F AVG] [2b]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

SALVSA-VGGNN [SALVS AVGG NN]; Salus stg. l., r. feeding serpent rising from altar, l. leaning on sceptre. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - 2b. RIC lists for this rev. only obv. legend 2a [IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG]. Note that this is not an error in RIC and specimens with obv. legend 2a also exist. See example of SISCIA 194 from Hirsch xxiv, lot 2564, 5.31 g (cited in RIC). Coin should be listed after SISCIA 194.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 4.41 g (sic!); diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Nomos auction 19 (lot 356) in November 2019 for CHF 8,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski