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RIC VII, NICOMEDIA 13, LICINIUS I, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

IMPCVALLICINLICINIVSPFAVG [IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONS-ERVATORI [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, leaning on sceptre, Victory on globe in r. hand, eagle holding wreath to l. Retrograde Z in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Coin similar to NICOMEDIA 13 except for retrograde Z in right field. Note that variant with correct lettering also exists [click for picture]. Probably an engraver's error or an acceptable variation used in Nicomedia at that time.

See also:
NICOMEDIA 13, CONSTANTINE I, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

NOTES

Weight 3.82 g; diameter 19.90 mm. Coin offered on eBay in September 2010 for GBP 110.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski