6-1340

RIC VI, HERACLEA 28a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Α

  

OBVERSE

DNDIOCLETIANOFELICISSIMOSENAVG [D N DIOCLETIANO FELICISSIMO 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. HTΑ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

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

See also:
HERACLEA 28a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ
HERACLEA 28a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA ς

NOTES

Weight 8.09 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on CNG eAuction 329 (lot 534) in June 2014 for $150.

Other specimens:

- sold on Rauch auction e-Live 31, part 1 (lot 515) in September 2019 for EUR 50 (officina letter uncertain); weight 8.40 g [click for picture];

- from CGB Monnaies 19 (lot 348), January 2004 (officina letter uncertain); weight 9.48 g; diameter 29.5 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski