6-987

RIC VI, HERACLEA 27a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

DNDIOCLETIANOBAEATISSIMOSENAVG [D N DIOCLETIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding olive-branch, l. mappa.

REVERSE

PROVIDENTIADEORVMQVIESAVGG [PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG]; Providentia stg. r., extending r. hand to Quies stg. l., r. holding branch up, l. leaning on sceptre; in field to l. and r., S F. HTΔ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists officinae Α, Β, Γ and Є (p. 533). General note from p. 523: "Providentia Deorum Quies Augg was struck for the Seniors, generally with SF in fireld and only very rarely without: the sixth officina seems to have been used only exceptionally. The issue [...] scarce for the Seniors".

NOTES

Weight 9.30 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on eBay in December 2010 for $100.22.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski