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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM (?) [before 1], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

MAXIMI-ANVSPFAVG [MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; Hercules, naked, kneeling r. on haunches of falling Ceryneian hind and seizing her by antlers.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Possibly minted at Lugdunum in 294. For type cf. also ROMA [before 1], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVS AVGG]. See also Æ fraction (Lanz 100, lot 466, 1.50 g, 15 mm) attributed as a pre-reform quinarius minted at Lugdunum. Coin should be listed before LUGDUNUM 1.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.44 g. Bank Leu auction 54 (lot 328), October 1991 (Rome 287/8; 5.0 g); Numismatica Ars Classica auction 11 (lot 529), April 1998 (Lugdunum 294).


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