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RIC VII, ALEXANDRIA 19, VALENS, UNLISTED OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

IMPCAVRVALVALENSPFAVG [IMP C AVR VAL VALENS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONSER-VATORIAVGG [IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, leaning on sceptre, Victory on globe in r. hand; eagle with wreath to l. K in left field, wreath above X above B in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - B. RIC lists for this extremely rare type only officina A (p. 706; see also a relevant picture on plate 24).

NOTES

Weight 4.0 g. Coin sold on Triton X (lot 778) in January 2007 for $37,500; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 62 (lot 2094) in October 2011 for CHF 45,000; sold on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 42 (lot 4217) in February 2013 for $37,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Triton XI (lot 995) in January 2008 for $28,000; weight 3,32 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski