6-517

RIC VI, SISCIA [after 197], LICINIUS, UNLISTED REVERSE

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVS-AVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; prince in military dress, galloping r., spearing prostrate foeman. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE. RIC lists this issue with different rev. type: prince stg. r. in military dress, holding globe and spear. Depeyrot 11/8. Coin should be listed after SISCIA 197.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.24 g. Coin sold on The New York Sale XVII (lot 216) in January 2008 for $13,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Maison Palombo auction 12 (lot 38) in November 2012 for CHF 95,000; weight 5.50 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski