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

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETI-ANVSPFAVG [DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., cuir.

REVERSE

IOVI-CONS-ERVATORI [IOVI CONSERVATORI]; Jupiter seated l. on throne, r. holding thunderbolt, l. leaning on sceptre; to l., eagle with wreath in beak. PR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Omitted in RIC V/2 (but cf. 142a and 143) and RIC VI. There is a slight possibility that some of these omitted issues were minted after Reform. Could be listed before ROMA 5a.

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

NOTES

Lighter aureus. Weight 5.51 g. Coin sold on Gemini II (lot 510) in January 2006 for $8,500; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 91 (lot 54) in May 2016 for CHF 18,000.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski