6-2468

RIC VI, AQUILEIA [after 46b], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMIA-NVSPFAVG [MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

HERCVLIC-OMITIAVGGNOSTR [HERCVLI COMITI AVGG NOSTR]; Hercules stg. l., r. holding branch, l. club and lion's skin. AQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Specimen similar to AQUILEIA 46b except for rev. legend break: C-O instead of legend unbroken. For gold issues different rev. legend break makes sometimes a separate entry in RIC (cf. RIC VI TREVERI 802 and 807). Therefore coin could be listed after AQUILEIA 46b.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.49 g. Sold on Bank Leu auction 18 (lot 387) in May 1977 for CHF 36,000 (attributed to Maximian Herculius); ex Leu Numismatik auction 91 (lot 670), May 2004 (attributed to Maximian Herculius); sold on The New York Sale auction XXXII (lot 52) in January 2014 for USD 16,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski