6-090

RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA [after 42], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1b], BUST A, OFFICINA Γ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG] [1b]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICO-NSCAES [IOVI CONS CAES]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys hanging behind, r. holding small Victory on globe, l. leaning on sceptre. S in left field and Γ over P in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - 1b. RIC lists for this type only shorter legend 1a: IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG (p. 666; cf. example of ALEXANDRIA 41). Footnote 7 on p. 666: "Voetter (see also Gerin Cat., Diocl., nos. 16-17) recorded the obv. Imp C C Val Diocletianus P F Aug (head r. and l.) with this rev.: too doubtful to be included here". Note that two variants of rev. exist: with Jupiter's chlamys hanging behind and with chlamys hanging from l. shoulder only. Coin should be listed after ALEXANDRIA 42.

See also:
ALEXANDRIA [after 42], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1b], BUST A, OFFICINA Α
ALEXANDRIA [after 42], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1b], BUST A, OFFICINA Δ
ALEXANDRIA [after 42], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1b], BUST C, OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 10.40 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on Pecunem auction 23 (lot 987) in October 2014 for EUR 95.

Other specimens:

- sold on Savoca Live Online Auction 10 (lot 724) in October 2016 for EUR 160 (note chlamys hanging from l. shoulder); weight 11.20 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in July 2014 for EUR 16.50; now in Mariusz Graczyk's collection; weight 9.30 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2018 for EUR 8.50; weight 9.41 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in April 2005 for $133.50; weight 9.98 g [click for picture];


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski