6-746

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [before 17], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED FOR RULER

   

OBVERSE

IMPDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-LIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. RIC lists this issue for Maximian Herculius, Constantius and Galerius Maximian. Note that this type may belong to the next class. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, p. 124-126. Coin should be listed before LONDINIUM 17.

NOTES

Weight 10.68 g; diameter 28 mm. From Gert Boersema Ancient Coins.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction in June 2004 for EUR 200; weight 8.74 g; diameter 27.5 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Spink auction in October 2001 for $287 [click for picture];

- specimen offered on London Ancient Coins auction 24 (Lot 233) in April 2013; weight 8.75 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on eBay in June 2015 for $25; now in Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 10.29 g; diameter 25.7-29.3 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of Mariusz Graczyk and Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski