6-487

RIC VI, TREVERI [after 123b], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

MAXI-MIANVS [MAXIMIANVS]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OOBVERSE LEGEND. RIC does not list short obv. legend MAXIMIANVS at all, but specimen apparently must be regarded as an ancient imitation. Note a crude style and especially a very light weight. Could be listed after TREVERI 123b.

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 1.62 g (sic!); diameter 16.5 mm. Coin sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction in October 2008 for EUR 195.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski