7-305

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA 19, LICINIUS I, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

  

OBVERSE

LICINIVS-AVGVSTVS [LICINIVS AVGVSTVS]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONS-LICINIAVG [IOVI CONS LICINI AVG]; Jupiter stg. l. on platform, chlamys across l. shoulder, holding Victory on globe, leaning on sceptre; at feet, eagle with wreath; SIC X/SIC XX on face of platform. Wreath in right field. SMNЄ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Є. RIC lists for this type officinae Γ and Δ (p. 602). Coin belongs to the issue struck for the decennalia of Licinius I. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 601.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.29 g. Coin sold on Tkalec auction 2006 (lot 246) in May 2006 for CHF 15,500; sold on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 41 (lot 2939) in May 2007 for $10,000.

- specimen sold on Tkalec auction 2001 (lot 373) in February 2001 for CHF 14,000; weight 5.30 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski