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RIC VI, THESSALONICA 34, GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED OFFICINA B

   

OBVERSE

GALVALE-RIAAVG [GAL VALERIA AVG]; bust r., laur. (actually plait), diad. (tiara), dr., sometimes 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, B in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - B. RIC lists only officinae A and Є (p. 514). But note that THESSALONICA 33-35 have basically the same bust type, so in fact all officinae are listed in RIC except officina ς. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 514.

See also:
THESSALONICA 34, GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
THESSALONICA 34, GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ
THESSALONICA 34, GALERIA VALERIA, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς

NOTES

Weight 6.75 g; diameter 24 mm. Coin sold on eBay in December 2019 for EUR 56.60.

Other specimens (listing is limited to 25 examples due to the commonness of this type):

- sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 100 (lot 494) in November 2000 for DEM 210; weight 6.31 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Agora Auction auction 71 (lot 293) in Deecember 2017 for $80; weight 7.04 g; diameter 26.1 mm [click for picture];

- sold on The New York Sale XXIII (lot 236) in January 2010 for $450; weight 5.91 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 462 (lot 538) in February 2020 for $60; weight 5.51 g; diameter 25 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Nomisma auction 41 (lot 197) in May 2010 for EUR 110; weight 5.80 g [click for picture];

- from ibercoin Online Numismatic Auction 25 (lot 495), January 2019; weight 6.94 g [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Athena Numismatics); weight 6.89 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Agora Auctions sale 79 (lot 155) in November 2018 for $101; weight 6.67 g; diameter 24.25 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in December 2018 for EUR 29.38; weight 4.50 g; diameter 25 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 68 (lot 32736) in August 2014 for EUR 41; weight 6.97 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 358 (lot 271668) in February 2020 for EUR 63; weight 6.61 g; diameter 23.5 mm [click for picture];

- from Numismatik Lanz auction 153 (lot 582), December 2011; weight 6.92 g [click for picture];

- from JHE auctions, April 2012; weight 6.59 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Goldberg auction 70 (lot 3402) in September 2012 for $80 [click for picture];

- from Artemide auction 31E (lot 396), November 2015; weight 5,85 g; diameter 24.50 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 42 (lot 633) in July 2018 for GBP 25; weight 6,52 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

- from the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1944.100.3700); weight 5,77 g; diameter 23.5 mm [click for picture];

- from Heritage Auctions 3022 (lot 26198); weight 5,91 g [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.3883); weight 6,44 g [click for picture];

- from eBay, October 2012; weight 7,00 g; diameter 24 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Jesús Vico Room Auction 149 (lot 484) in November 2017 for EUR 85; ex Dattari [click for picture];

- from MA-Shops (Münzhandlung Ritter); weight 7.04 g [click for picture];

- sold on Savoca Numismatik 24th blue auction, session 2 (lot 1471) in September 2019 for EUR 30; weight 5.83 g; diameter 25 mm [click for picture];

- [source unknown]; weight 5.90 g; diameter 24.53 mm [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Arsantiqva); weight 6.17 g; diameter 25.39 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski