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RIC VI, THESSALONICA 37b, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς

   

OBVERSE

VAL•LICINIVSPFAVG [VAL•LICINIVS 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, ς in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - ς. RIC lists officinae A, B and Γ (p. 515). General note from p. 506: "For Virtuti Exercitus A, B and Γ likewise struck for the Augusti and Δ (less commonly) for the Caesars". This assuption should be now corrected.

See also:
THESSALONICA 37b, LICINIUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 5.82 g; diameter 23-25 mm. Coin sold on eBay in December 2013 for EUR 5.01. Now in Mariusz Graczyk's collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski