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RIC VI, LONDINIUM 24, DIOCLETIAN, [CORRECTION]

  

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

[CORRECTION]. RIC describes bust as "laur., cuir., (seen from rear)" (p. 125, type C) but cites specimen from British Museum which has bust cuirassed and draped. Also other known examples have similar bust type. Listed in Cloke-Toone (3.01.003).

NOTES

Weight 10.628 g. From the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.20).

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction in November 2009 for EUR 175; weight 10.15 g; diameter 28 mm [click for picture];

- specimen offered on Compagnie Générale de Bourse auction in January 2007; weight 9.34 g; diameter 28 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Spink auction 15006 (lot 73) in September 2015 for GBP 150 (ex Toone collection); weight 10.08 g; diameter 27.1-27.5 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIII (lot 1233) in March 2017 for GBP 360; weight 9.91 g; diameter 31 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski