Licinius I, with Licinius II.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 1229. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 308-324. Æ Follis (3.34 g, 12h). Nicomedia mint, 3rd officina. Struck AD 318. Confronted laureate and draped busts of Licinius I and II, jointly holding small figure of Fortuna standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia / Fortuna standing right, holding cornucopia and rudder on globe, vis-à-vis Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on globe and scepter; SMNΓ. RIC VII 38; Bastien, Coins
1. Near VF, porous brown patina. Extremely rare.
From the Gordon S. Parry Collection. Ex Lanz 92 (5 June 1999), lot 1166.