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RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 22a, DIOCLETIAN, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETI-ANVSAVG [DIOCLETIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VICTORIAE-SARMATICAE [VICTORIAE SARMATICAE]; four-turreted camp-gate, open, with doors thrown back, small masonry, no eagles on turrets. SMNΓ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to NICOMEDIA 22a but there are no eagles on turrets. Possibly an engraver's error. Note also that sometimes eagles could be obliterated.

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.46 g; diameter 19 mm. From Heritage Auctions auction 3040, session 1 (lot 29269), April 2015.

Other specimens:

- sold on Solidus Numismatik auction 13 (lot 352) in March 2017 for EUR 450; weight 3.21 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Obolos Webauction 4 (lot 809), February 2016; weight 3.37 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics auction IX (lot 814) in March 2015 for GBP 680; weight 3.32 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Ira & Larry Goldberg auction 72 (lot 4592) in February 2013 for $750; sold on Roma Numismatics auction VII (lot 1238) in March 2014 for GBP 650; weight 3.37 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 97, session 1 (lot 778) in April 2015 for EUR 420; weight 3.01 g [click for picture];

- from Roma Numismatics E-SALE 14 (lot 614), December 2014; weight 3.56 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- sold on CNG eAuction 308 (lot 353) in August 2013 for $1,700; weight 3.37 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on VAuctions sale 215 (lot 125) in October 2008 for $285; weight 3.16 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- from UBS Gold & Numismatics auction 78 (lot 1920), September 2008; weight 3.33 g [click for picture];

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-LIVE Auction 1 (lot 808) in July 2018 for GBP 170; weight 3.10 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski