7-939

RIC VII, AQUILEIA [after 61], LICINIUS II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

LICINIVSIVNNOBC [LICINIVS IVN NOB C]; bust l., laur., cuir., Victory on globe in r. hand, pugio in l. hand.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX with captive std. on either side. In left field chi-rho [probably with no religious connotation]. AQS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. Issue not attested for Licinius II (p. 401). For bust type see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 89-90. Coin should be listed after AQUILEIA 61.

NOTES

Weight 3.53 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2017 for EUR 121.

Other specimens:

- from Wildwinds; contributed by Mark Dunning [click for picture];

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 225 (lot 2477) in October 2014 for EUR 325; weight 3.51 g [click for picture];

- sold on CNG auction 73 (lot 1005) in September 2006 for $330; weight 3.69 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski