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RIC VI, TREVERI 508b, GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIANVSNOBILCA [MAXIMIANVS NOBIL CA (sic!)]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

GI-IIIOPOPV-LIROMANI [GIIIIO (sic!) POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. S in left field, F in right field. IITR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to TREVERI 508b except for ...CA in obv. legend instead of ...C. Note also errors in rev. legend. It could be an official product with legends made by unskilled engraver but an ancient imitation could not be excluded.

NOTES

Weight 8.31 g; diameter 26.5-28.5 mm. From the Zenon M. Collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski