7-735

RIC VII, THESSALONICA 22/20, LICINIUS II, HYBRID

  

OBVERSE

LICINIVSNOBCAESAR [LICINIVS NOB CAESAR]; head r., laur. [THESSALONICA 22].

REVERSE

PRINCIPIA-IVVENTVTIS [PRINCIPIA IVVENTVTIS]; prince helmeted, in military dress, stg. r., r. hand on shield set on ground, reversed spear in l. hand, cloak spread. •TS•Є• in exergue [THESSALONICA 20].

NOT IN RIC

HYBRID. Obverse THESSALONICA 22 with reverse THESSALONICA 20 (p. 502). See footnote 20 on p. 502: "CG [Catalogue Gerin] records a hybrid obv. 6 [LICINIVS NOB CAESAR] (B1); not in V. [Vienna], but a pencil note concernig such a coin added to the handwritten Voetter catalogue in V. Obviously Voetter must have seen a coin of this description".

NOTES

Weight 2.57 g; diameter 21.5 mm. Coin from FORVM ANCIENT COINS.

Other specimens:

- from eBay, May 2014; weight 2.27 g; diameter 21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski