unrecorded Galerius SOL from Alexandria

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Victor_Clark, Jul 10, 2020.

  1. Victor_Clark

    Victor_Clark standing on the shoulders of giants Dealer

    here's an unrecorded coin

    Galerius
    A.D. 296- 297
    17x18mm 3.0g
    [MA]XIMIANVS CAESAR; radiate and draped [maybe cuirassed also] bust right.
    SOL INVICTO; Sol rad., stg. L., raising r. hand, [globe in l.], chlamys across l. shoulder, in left field A.
    In ex. ALE
    RIC VI Alexandria –

    Ex Giovanni Dattari Collection of Late Roman Bronzes


    Galerius.JPG
     
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  3. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Are there other coins of this period with Caesar spelled out? Is this official?
     
  4. Victor_Clark

    Victor_Clark standing on the shoulders of giants Dealer

    Yes, the legend is known and I would not have posted this coin as unrecorded if I thought that it was unofficial.
     
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