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RIC VI, SERDICA [before 11a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG], OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

DNMAXIMI-ANOBSAVG [D N MAXIMIANO B S AVG]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding olive branch, l. mappa.

REVERSE

PROVID•DEORVMQVIESAVGG [PROVID • DEORVM QVIES AVGG]; Providentia stg. r., extending r. hand to Quies stg. l., r. holding up branch, l. leaning on sceptre. S in left field, F in right field. B in middle field. •SM•SD• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists only similar issue in gold: SERDICA 10a (Wien RÍ 42385, 4.71 g, 19 mm) and SERDICA 10b (Maurice, ii, p. 372 and plate 11, no. 8, 5.20 g, 19 mm) with slightly different mintmark.

Listed in Gautier Argent (294-312) (p. 454, no. 27-28; different rev: branch down or up). Should be listed in RIC before SERDICA 11a.

See also:
SERDICA [before 11a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG], OFFICINA A
SERDICA [before 11a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG], OFFICINA Δ
SERDICA [before 11a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG], OFFICINA A

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.42 g. No. 28 in Gautier Argent (294-312); this coin. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 46 (lot 691) in April 2008 for CHF 6,800; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 180 (lot 431) in October 2009 for EUR 8,500; sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 215 (lot 449) in October 2013 for EUR 6,500.

Other specimens:

- from Helios Numismatik auction 2 (lot 441), November 2008; weight 3.33 g; on rev. branch lowered; no. 27 in Gautier Argent (294-312); this coin [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski