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RIC VI, THESSALONICA 20b, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ

  

OBVERSE

GALVALMAXIMIANVSNOBCAES [GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-L-IROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder (the chlamys falls low), r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. TSΓ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Γ. RIC lists only officinae Α and Β (p. 512). However, footnote 3 on p. 512 to THESSALONICA 19a [Diocletian's coin] reads as follows: "The B.M. [British Museum] has a coin with TSΓ: though there may have been a third officina this is the only recorded example of Γ".

See also:
THESSALONICA 19a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 6.30 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on eBay in January 2009 for GBP 39.99.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski