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RIC VI, THESSALONICA 48, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

DIOVMAXIMIANO [DIOV (sic!) MAXIMIANO]; bust r., veiled.

REVERSE

MEMDIVIM-AXIMIANI [MEM DIVI MAXIMIANI]; eagle surmounting domed shrine with closed doors. Δ in right field. •SM•TS• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists only officina A (p. 518; rarity R5). General note from p. 507: "A small and now extremely rare Mem Divi Maximiani was struck in honour of Galerius. Date, c. 311". Not listed in Bastien AMGM. Note that both specimens listed here have an error in obv. legend: DIOV instead of DIVO [Thanks to the collaboration of Paweł Zawora].

See also:
THESSALONICA 48, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA B
THESSALONICA 48, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Γ
THESSALONICA 48, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.25 g; diameter 25 mm. Coin sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 142 (lot 2933) in October 2005 for EUR 400; sold on CNG auction 84 (lot 1455) in May 2010 for $900.

Other specimens:

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Andreas ABL [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski