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RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 126, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION]

  

OBVERSE

DNDIOCLETIANOBEATSENAVG [D N DIOCLETIANO BEAT SEN AVG]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, bust of Jupiter on breast.

REVERSE

PROVIDENTIADEORVM [PROVIDENTIA DEORVM]; Providentia stg. r., extending r. hand to Quies stg. l., holding branch, l. leaning on sceptre. Crescent, B 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 A
ALEXANDRIA 125, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA B
ALEXANDRIA 125, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION], OFFICINA Γ

NOTES

Weight 6.78 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.6440).

Other specimens:

- from www.oudgeld.com [click for picture];

- from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. 1889,0604.54); weight 7.083 g [click for picture];

- sold on CGB E-auction 59 (lot 26965) in June 2014 for EUR 27; weight 7.22 g; diameter 25 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski