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RIC VII, CYZICUS 16, MARTINIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Β

  

OBVERSE

IMCSMARMARTINIANVΓPFAVS [IM CS MAR MARTINIANVΓ (sic!) P F AVS (sic!)]; bust r., rad., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

IOVICONS-ERVATORI [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, holding sceptre with eagle on top, Victory on globe in r. hand; eagle with wreath to l.; captive to r. on ground. X over II[half] in right field. SMKΒ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Β. RIC lists only officina A (p. 645). Note peculiarities in obv. legend: "Γ" in MARTINIANVΓ instead of "S" and "S" in AVS instead of "G". The former appears also on some specimens from officina A and Δ. See example of CYZICUS 16 from officina A with MARTINIANVS (MDC Monaco auction 4, lot 134, 2.63 g) and example of CYZICUS 16 from officina A with MARTINIANVΓ (Vienna RÍ 64156, 3.63 g, 20.9 mm).

See also:
CYZICUS 16, MARTINIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

NOTES

Weight 3.03 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin sold on Triton XXI (lot 853) in January 2018 for $4,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Gemini 4 (lot 509) in January 2008 for $5,000; sold on Nomisma auction 39 (lot 1798) in October 2009 for EUR 3,500; sold on Nomisma auction 50 (lot 35) in October 2104 for EUR 4,000; weight 1.98 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski