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RIC VI, TREVERI 109b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMI-NVSAVG [MAXIMINVS (sic!) AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY, ENGRAVER'S ERROR. MAXIMINVS in obv. legend instaead of MAXIMIANVS. Apparently an engraver's error. Coin could be regarded as an ancient imitation. Cf. also footnote 1 on p. 176: "Paris specimen shows legend mis-engraved Maximi-nus Aug (sic)".

See also:
TREVERI [after 110b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 2.94 g; diameter 20 mm. From the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18230425).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski