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RIC VI, SISCIA [after 94], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [HERCULI DEBELLAT]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMI-ANVSAVG [MAXIMIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCULI-DEBELLAT [HERCULI DEBELLAT]; Hercules l., fighting Hydra with club in r. No m.m.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Quinarius similar to aurei struck in Siscia in 293-296 [SISCIA 2 and 12]. Listed in King (Uncertain mint, p. 424, no. 2) but bust erroneously described as "laur. dr., r.". Could be listed with other fractions after SISCIA 94.

NOTES

Fraction (quinarius). Weight 1.13 g; diameter 16.4 mm. Ex Gert Boersema. Ex Robert Bernobich. Coin sold on eBay in May 2004 for $48.89; sold on CNG eAuction 493 (lot 657) in June 2021 for $150.

Other specimens:

- from Ancients.info; posted by Gert Boersema [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski