6-1667

RIC VI, CYZICUS [before 13], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED FOR RULER AND UNLISTED OBV. LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSAVG [IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG]; bust r., rad., dr., cuir., seen from rear.

REVERSE

CONCORDIAMI-LITVM [CONCORDIA MILITVM]; prince stg. r. in military dress receiving small Victory on globe from Jupiter stg. l., leaning on sceptre. KΑ in middle field.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER AND UNLISTED OBV. LEGEND. RIC lists this issue for Maximian Herculius, Constantius and Galerius (p. 580). Also obv. legend IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG is not listed for post-reform coinage from Cyzicus. Note that this shorter obv. legend is attested for earlier Cyzican emission of Concordia militum (see example of RIC V/2 306). Note also absence of dot in exergue. Probably worn or result of clogged die. For correction of bust type see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 579. Coin should be listed before CYZICUS 13.

See also:
CYZICUS [before 13], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

From Jesús Vico Mail Auction 148 (lot 3125), June 2017. Ex Dattari.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski