A.D.) - AE3 Nummus - 18.62mm, 3.22gr
|Obverse - IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS PF AVG
Licinius, his radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
|Reverse - IOVI CONS-ERVATORI
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, SMNB in Exergue.
|Minted at the 2nd officina in
Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey) between
321 and 324 A.D.
Bruun, P.M., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 7 (RIC), Nicomedia, p607, nr 44, obverse legend 2, bust C3
Failmezger, V., "Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism To Christianity 294-364 A.D.", nr 279bLI
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p320, nr. 3798, variety
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p286, nr 22.
Quality: Very Fine