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RIC VI, TREVERI [after 158b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIANVSNOBCAES [MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur., H under bust.

REVERSE

GENI[O]POPV-L-IROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. B in l. field. TR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Bust type not attested for this issue. Specimen similar to TREVERI 158b except for letter "H" under bust. Apparently, it is not TREVERI 214b erroneously engraved without Γ in r. field. See: Georges Gautier, Myriam Phéline, Patrick Villemur, "Une série méconnue de nummi de l’atelier de Trèves comportant à l’avers la lettre H sous les effgies impériales", BSFN 2020, no. 6, p. 146-152. Coin should be listed after TREVERI 158a.

See also:
TREVERI [after 158a], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA B
TREVERI [after 158a], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE, OFFICINA C

NOTES

Weight 9.61 g; diameter 27 mm. From VCoins (Romae Aeternae Numismatics).

Other specimens:

- from Bertolami Fine Arts E Auction 39 (lot 424), February 2017; weight 11.40 g; diameter 27 mm; rev. legend break V-L [click for picture];

- from Magny-Cours Hoard (1, no. 158); weight 12.86 g [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Ancient Numismatic Enterprise); attribution uncertain: "H" hardly visible; weight 9.72 g; diameter 29 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski