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RIC VI, ROMA, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [MONETA IOVI ET HERCVLI AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., spear across r. shoulder.

REVERSE

MONETAI-OVIETHERCVLI-AVGG [MONETA IOVI ET HERCVLI AVGG]; Moneta stg. l., holding scales and cornucopiae; to left, Jupiter stg. l., head r., naked but for chlamys, r. holding thunderbolt, l. leaning on sceptre; to right, Hercules stg. r., head l., r. on club, l. holding apple, lion's skin hanging down from l. forearm.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Æ medallion not listed in RIC V/2 or RIC VI. Probably belongs to the pre-reform coinage. Listed in Gnecchi II (p. 126, no. 25-26).

NOTES

Æ medallion. Weight 32.81 g. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 74 (lot 320) in November 2013 for CHF 21,000.

Other specimens:

- from Gnecchi II (plate 125, no. 6) [click for picture];

- from Gnecchi II (plate 125, no. 7); weight 35.80 g; diameter 37 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski