6-1456

RIC VI, LONDINIUM [after 7], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [CONSULAR]

   

OBVERSE

IMPCDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., in mantle.

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 BUST TYPE. Not attested for obv. legend 1a (p. 124). Listed in Cloke-Toone (1.03.004). Should be listed in RIC after LONDINIUM 7.

NOTES

Weight 8.50 g. Sold on eBay in April 2015 for EUR 269.53 [Thanks to the collaboration of Zenon M.].

Other specimens:

- specimen from: Lord Stewartby, "Early Tetrarchic Coins of London from the Market Stainton Finds", Numismatic Chronicle 1998, p. 103, no. 30 and plate 28, no. 30; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 9.17 g; diameter 27-29 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski