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RIC VI, SISCIA [after 234c], LICINIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IMPLICLICINIVSPFAVG [IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

IOVICONS-ERVA-TORIAVGGNN [IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN]; Jupiter stg. facing, head l., chlamys hanging from l. shoulder, r. holding Victory, l. leaning on sceptre; eagle at feet to l. B in right field. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. RIC does not list for this issue (and for all Siscian coinage covered by volume VI) such bust type. Coin should be listed after SISCIA 234c.

See also:
SISCIA [after 234c], LICINIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE
SISCIA [after 234c], LICINIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE
SISCIA [after 234c], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA B
SISCIA [after 234c], MAXIMINUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA Є
SISCIA [after 234c], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE
SISCIA [after 234c], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

NOTES

Weight 2.86 g; diameter 22 mm. From Numismatik Lanz auction 125 (lot 1095), November 2005.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in July 2008 for $148.50; the same obv. die; rev. legend break N-S; weight 3.12 g; diameter 25.5 mm [click for picture];

- from CNG auction in 1997; the same dies as above; rev. legend break N-S; weight 3.78 g [click for picture (scanned by Barry Murphy)];

- sold on Pecunem auction 6 (lot 622) in August 2013 for EUR 100; the same dies as above; rev. legend break N-S; weight 3.4 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski