7-1921

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA 20, LICINIUS I, MINTMARK VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

IOVICONS-LICINIAVG [IOVI CONS LICINI AVG]; Jupiter std. l. on throne to front 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. •SMNΔ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to NICOMEDIA 20 except for dot in m.m. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 601.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.23 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin offered on Münzen & Medaillen auction 92 (lot 297) in November 2002; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 80 (Lot 253) in October 2014 for CHF 15,000; offered on Roma Numismatics auction X (lot 873) in September 2015 for GBP 14,000; offered on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 919) in March 2017 for GBP 12,000; offered on Roma Numismatics auction XVI (lot 809) in September 2018 for GBP 10,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Triton XVII (lot 794) in January 2014 for $37,500; weight 5.24 g; diameter 20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski