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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 125, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA A

  

OBVERSE

DNDIOCLETIANOBEATSENAVG [D N DIOCLETIANO BEAT SEN AVG]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding branch, l. mappa.

REVERSE

PROVIDENTIADEORVM [PROVIDENTIA DEORVM]; Providentia stg. r., extending r. hand to Quies stg. l., holding branch, l. leaning on sceptre. Crescent (obliterated but slightly visible), A over KP in middle field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

[CORRECTION]. RIC erroneously lists obv. legend 7b (BAEAT) instead of 7c (BEAT) (p. 680). Note also that the description of busts in RIC is slightly misleading. See: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 680.

See also:
ALEXANDRIA 125, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA B
ALEXANDRIA 125, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA Γ
ALEXANDRIA 126, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION]

NOTES

Weight 5.07 g; diameter 24 mm. From VAuctions Lucernae Prima - Auction 349 (lot 445), June 2020.

Other specimens:

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 - Room Auction (lot 227) in March 2017 for EUR 220; ex Dattari [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski