Licinius (308-324 A.D.) - AE3 Nummus - 18.08mm, 2.22gr
|Obverse - IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS PF AVG
Licinius, his radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - IOVI CONSERVATORI
Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder,
leaning on scepter with eagle, victory on globe in right hand,
flanked by eagle holding wreath on the left, and captive on the right.
XIIs in field, SMALB in Exergue.
|Minted at the 2nd officina in
Alexandria (Egypt) between
321 and 324 A.D.
Bruun, P.M., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 7 (RIC), Alexandria, p708, nr 28, obverse 2(C3)-B (Plate 24)
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 279eLI
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p320, nr. 3798, variety with SMALB mint mark
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p286, nr 22.