6-2451

RIC VI, TICINUM [after 1], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [VIRTVTI AVGG V ET IIII COS]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCMAVRVALMAXIMIANVSPFAVG [IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., wearing lion's skin.

REVERSE

VIRTVTIA-VGGVETIIIICOS [VIRTVTI AVGG V ET IIII COS]; Hercules, nude, stg. r., r. holding bow; behind him Roma, helmeted and with long sceptre, crowning Hercules with wreath; to l., reclining river god. SMT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Minted to celebrate the fifth consulate of Diocletian and the fourth consulate of Herculius. Should be listed in RIC after TICINUM 1.

NOTES

AV medallion of 5 aurei. Weight 27 g. Bank Leu auction 52 (lot 266), May 1991. From the Brigetio Hoard. Listed in (Gnecchi I, p. 13, no. 7 and pl. 5, no.8; 20.04 g (sic!), 31 mm); Hess 1935, Sammlung Franz Trau, lot 3459; weight 27.04 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski