6-1230

RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA [after 54a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND (ENGRAVER'S ERROR?)

  

OBVERSE

IMPDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-LIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. K in left field, Ζ over V in right field. ANT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. Obverse legend IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG is not attested for Antioch. But it is most probably an engraver's error: "C" omitted in obv. legend 1b expected for this type (p. 618, 620). Note also badly engraved LI in rev. legend. Coin could be listed after ANTIOCHIA 54a.

NOTES

Weight 9.3 g; diameter 27 mm. From FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by rick2.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski