6-901

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

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

IOVICONS-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 5.35 g; diameter 19 mm. From the Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Collection (object no. RÖ 23390).

Other specimens:

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. THO.2762); weight 5.05 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Triton XVI (lot 1133) in January 2013 for $12,000; weight 5.44 g; diameter 19 mm; rev. legend break E-R [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 71 (lot 267) in May 2013 for CHF 14,000; weight 6.00 g [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Pecunem auction 21 (lot 832) in September 2014 for EUR 5,750; weight 5.29 g; diameter 20 mm; rev. legend breaks C-ON-S-E [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Tkalec auction (lot 361) in February 2001 for CHF 8,800; weight 5.51 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski