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RIC VII, ANTIOCH 27, LICINIUS I, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

   

OBVERSE

IMPLICI-NIVSAVG [IMP LICINIVS AVG]; bust l., laur., dr., globe, sceptre in l. hand, mappa in r. hand.

REVERSE

IOVICONS-ERVATORIAVGG [IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, leanimg on sceptre, holding Victory on globe; to left captive. S in right field. SMNAT (sic!) in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to ANTIOCH 27 except for SMNAT in m.m. instead of SMANT. Apparently an engraver's error.

See also:
ANTIOCH 29, LICINIUS II, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

NOTES

Weight 2.4 g; diameter 18-19 mm. Coin sold on eBay in May 2010 for $12. Now in Victor Clark's collection.

Other specimens:

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by seth; weight 4.25 g (sic!); diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski