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RIC VI, THESSALONICA [after 36], GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

   

OBVERSE

GALVAL-ERIAAVG [GAL VALERIA AVG]; head r., diad., on facing bust in embroidered robes on crescent, with necklace.

REVERSE

VENERIV-ICTRICI [VENERI VICTRICI]; Venus stg. facing, head l., r. holding up apple, l. raising drapery over l. shoulder. Star in left field, Α in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. RIC does not list variety with facing bust on crescent [cf. SISCIA 196, SISCIA 204, SISCIA 211, SERDICA 34 and SERDICA 43]. Coin should be listed after THESSALONICA 36.

NOTES

Weight 5.71 g; diameter 26 mm. Coin sold on CGB Monnaies 19 (lot 362) in 2004 for EUR 150.

Other specimens:

- from eBay, February 2009; diameter 27 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski