6-1455

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA [after 5a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [1c]

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETIA-NVSAVGVSTVS [DIOCLETIANVS AVGVSTVS] [1c]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVICONSE-RVATORI [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter stg. l., chlamys hanging behind, r. holding thunderbolt, l. leaning on sceptre. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - 1c. Not attested for this issue, but cf. NICOMEDIA 11 with m.m. •SMN. Note that NICOMEDIA 5a with obv. legend 1b [DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG] also exists. Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 4.

NOTES

Aureus. Weight 5.32 g. Coin sold on Dr. Busso Peus auction 414, Session 1 (lot 283) in April 2015 for EUR 18,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski