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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA [before 4], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND MINTMARK

   

OBVERSE

DI-OCLETIAN-VSAVGVSTVS [DIOCLETIANVS AVGVSTVS]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICO-N-SERAVςς [IOVI CONSER AVςς]; Jupiter stg. l., r. holding thunderbolt, l. sceptre; eagle at feet to l. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND MINTMARK. Specimen quite similar to ALEXANDRIA 4 (BM, R1874,0715.113; 5.30 g) but obv. legend DIOCLETIANVS AVGVSTVS is not attested for Alexandria. Also m.m. is not attested for this issue. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 660. Coin should be listed before ALEXANDRIA 4.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 4.67 g. Coin sold on Niemczyk auction 23e, day 1 (lot 9) in December 2019 for 3,600 zlotys.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski