6-348

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA [before 27a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOAVGGET-CAESARVMNN [GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists this type only for Cyzicus [CYZICUS 7a-b; 9a-b; 11a-b; 20a-b; 24a-b; 26a-b; 30a-b]; minted between 294 and 307. Coin should be listed before NICOMEDIA 27a.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [before 27a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN]
NICOMEDIA [before 27a], CONSTANTIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN]
NICOMEDIA [before 27a], GALERIUS MAXIMIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN]

NOTES

Weight 9.33 g; diameter 27.5 mm. From the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1922.215.37).

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in February 2008 for $89; weight 8.70 g; diameter 28 mm [click for picture].

- from Tomasz Speier's collection; weight 9.93 g; diameter 25.8-28.7 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski