6-1974

RIC VI, ROMA, DIOCLETIAN & MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [FELICITAS PERPETVA AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETIANVSETMAXIMIANVSAVGG [DIOCLETIANVS ET MAXIMIANVS AVGG]; busts of Diocletian and Maximian facing, laur., wearing imperial mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre.

REVERSE

FELIC-ITASPERPETVAAVG-G [FELICITAS PERPETVA AVGG]; Moneta stg facing, looking l., r. holding balance, l. cornucopiae; at left, Jupiter stg. l., looking r., r. holding sceptre; at right, Hercules stg. r., looking l., r. leaning on club, lionís skin over left shoulder.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Æ medallion not listed in RIC V/2 and RIC VI. Probably belongs to the pre-reform coinage. Not Listed in Gnecchi but cf. Gnecchi II (p. 127, no. 5) with different rev. legend.

NOTES

Æ medallion. Weight 36.49 g; diameter 39 mm. From Museum of Fine Arts Boston (no. 60.42).


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski