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RIC VI, THESSALONICA [after 44a], LICINIUS, MINTMARK VARIETY, OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

LICINIVS-AVGVSTVS [LICINIVS AVGVSTVS]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONSER-VATORIAVGG [IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys hanging from l. shoulder, r. holding thunderbolt, l. leaning on sceptre; eagle with wreath in beak at feet to l. A in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY, OFFICINA A. Specimen similar to THESSALONICA 44a except for A in right field instead of reversed sigma. Cf. also THESSALONICA 45 listed as a separate entry with Δ in right field instead of reversed sigma (The New York Sale, Auction III, lot 778, 5.17 g; 21 mm). Coin should be listed after THESSALONICA 44a.

See also:
THESSALONICA [after 44a], LICINIUS, MINTMARK VARIETY, OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.37 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction IX (lot 823) in March 2015 for GBP 9,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski