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RIC VI, ANTIOCHIA 56a, DIOCLETIAN, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-LRIOMANI [GENIO POPVL RIOMANI (sic!)]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. Ζ in right field. ANT* in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGRAVER'S ERROR. Specimen similar to ANTIOCHIA 56a except for rev. legend ...POPVL RIOMANI instead of ...POPVLI ROMANI. Apparently an engraver's error. Listed in: Bastien, P., "Trouvaille de folles au Liban (294-307)", Revue Numismatique 1967, p. 182, no. 25.

NOTES

Weight 10.27 g. From Bastien's article (plate XXVIII, no. 25).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski