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RIC VII, HERACLEA [before 14], LICINIUS I, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

PROVIDENT-IAEAVGGNN [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG NN]; camp gate with three turrets, no doors; varying number of stone layers. A in right field. SMHT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Coin similar to HERACLEA 14 except for exergual mark. Probably from the earliest campgate issue minted in 315. Coin should be listed before HERACLEA 14.

NOTES

Weight 3.65 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2011 for EUR 424.

Other specimens:

- from Beast Coins; weight 3.37 g; diameter 19-20 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 101 (lot 53033) in March 2015 for EURO 65; weight 2.43 g; diameter 20.5 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski