7-955

RIC VII, LYONS [after 71], LICINIUS I, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IMPLICI-NIVSAVG [IMP LICINIVS AVG]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., thunderbolt in r. hand, sceptre across l. shoulder.

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar of varying design. Two captives in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Not attested for this issue. See also: Georges Gautier, Dominique Hollard, "Un nummus inédit de Licinius à effigie jovienne pour l’émission de réouverture de Lyon", BSFN 2020, no. 1, p. 2-6. Coin should be listed after LYONS 71.

NOTES

Weight 3.28 g. Coin sold on ibercoin Online Numismatic Auction 27 (lot 328) in April 2019 for EUR 340.

Other specimens:

- sold on Pegasi auction XXII (lot 596) in April 2010 for $320; weight 3.26 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2018 for $266; now in Bibliothèque nationale de France, no. 2019.09; weight 2.93 g; diameter 17-19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski