6-897

RIC VI, ROMA [before 5a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [IOVI FVLGERATORI]

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETIA-NVSPFAVG [DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear.

REVERSE

IOVIFVL-GE-RAT-ORI [IOVI FVLGERATORI]; Jupiter advancing l., head r., cloak flying, r. holding thunderbolt, serpent-legged giant to right. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Many types with m.m. PR are omitted in RIC V/2 and RIC VI. There is a very slight possibility that some of them were minted after Reform. Also, others were added here for comparison. Coin couldbe listed before ROMA 5a.

See also:
ROMA [before 5a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [IOVI FVLGERATORI]
ROMA [before 5a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [IOVI FVLGERATORI]

NOTES

Lighter aureus. Weight 5.42 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics auction XIX (lot 919) in March 2020 for GBP 10,000.

Other specimens:

- from Leu Numismatik 93 (lot 116), May 2005; sold on Triton X (lot 754) in January 2007 for $8,500; sold on Hermitage Fine Art auction NUMISMATICS (lot 102) in November 2019 for EUR 11,500; sold on MDC Monaco auction 6 (lot 146) in October 2020 for EUR 12,000; weight 5.63 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 71 (lot 268) in May 2013 for CHF 32,000; weight 5.69 g [click for picture];

- sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 24 (lot 233) in December 2002 for CHF 6,500; weight 5.02 g [click for picture];

- sold on Goldberg auction 72 (lot 4207) in February 2013 for $12,000; sold on Maison Palombo auction 12 (lot 87) in December 2013 for CHF 30,000; weight 5.12 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski