6-2475

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 132a, MAXIMINUS, [CONFIRMATION], OFFICINA Z

   

OBVERSE

GALVALMAXIMINVSNOBCAES [GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOCA-ESARIS* [GENIO CAESARIS*]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. Star and altar in left field, Z in right field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CONFIRMATION]. RIC lists all ten officinae (A-I) but in footnote 2 on p. (p. 636) Sutherland suggests that only officinae A, Є and Є/Δ seems to be undoubtedly attested ("It seems highly doubtful if all the officinae recorded in VG. [i.e. in Voetter] actually struck").

NOTES

Weight 5.40 g; diameter 24.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in September 2022 for EUR 221.

Other specimens:

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Mail Auction (lot 3467) in March 2017 for EUR 25; ex Dattari [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski