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

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETIA-NVSPFAVG [DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

IOVIFV-LGERATORI [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 could be 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 5.47 g. Coin sold on Rauch auction 98, session 1 (lot 636) in September 2015 for EUR 6,000.

Other specimens:

- from Museum of Fine Arts Boston (no. 67.1015); weight 5.25 g; diameter 19.5 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Sincona auction 41 (lot 163) in October 2017 for CHF 4,000; weight 5.62 g; obv. legend break I-A [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski