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RIC VI, THESSALONICA 37b, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

   

OBVERSE

VAL•LICINNIVSPFAVG [VAL•LICINNIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVTIE-XERCITVS [VIRTVTI EXERCITVS]; Virtus [actually Mars] advancing r., r. holding transverse spear, trophy over l. shoulder. Star in left field, Γ in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Specimen similar to THESSALONICA 37b except for "LICINNIVS" in obv. legend (double "N"; spelling used in the Eastern mints: Cyzicus, Antioch and Alexandria) instead of "LICINIVS" (single "N"). Coin should be listed before THESSALONICA 37b.

NOTES

Weight 5.20 g; diameter 25 mm. From eBay, August 2017.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski