6-528

RIC VI, TREVERI [after 30], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

IMPMAXIMIANVSPIVSFELIXAVG [IMP MAXIMIANVS PIVS FELIX AVG]; bust r., wearing lion's skin on head.

REVERSE

HERCVLICONSERVATORIAVGGETCAESSNN [HERCVLI CONSERVATORI AVGG ET CAESS NN]; Hercules stg. facing, head r., nude, quiver behind r. shoulder, leaning r. on club, lion's skin over outstretched l. arm, bow in l. hand. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists three gold multiples with similar rev. (the same rev. legend, Hercules holding apples in l. hand instead of bow), but with different bust type and obv. legend [TREVERI 28-30]. Note that legend IMP MAXIMIANVS PIVS FELIX AVG is not attested in RIC at all. Coin should be listed after TREVERI 30.

See also:
TREVERI [after 30], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE (different bust type and obv. legend)

NOTES

AV medallion of 8 aurei. Weight 42.62 g. Sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in December 2002 for $441,696.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski