6-1480

RIC VI, TREVERI [after 110b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMI-ANVSC [MAXIMIANVS C]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; the four princes sacrificing over tripod before gate in six-turreted enclosure. C in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Not attested for this issue (p. 175). Possibly an engraver's error while this piece may by regarded as an ancient imitation. Cf. footnote 2 on p. 176: "Trau 3573 = Glen. 10.10.1951, 49, shows specimen of barbarous style with Consta-ntius N (sic) and compass-dot in rev. arch". Should be noted in RIC after TREVERI 110b.

See also:
TREVERI 109b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 2.73 g; diameter 17.5 mm. Sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 354 (lot 588) in July 2015 for $170.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski