6-853

RIC VI, ROMA [before 62], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED FOR RULER

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLETI-ANVSAVG [DIOCLETIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VTILITASPVBLICA [VTILITAS PVBLICA]; Utilitas stg. facing, head l., with hands in drapery.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED FOR RULER. Issue attested in RIC only for Maximian Herculius (p. 357). Coin should be listed before ROMA 62.

NOTES

Fraction. Weight 1.45 g. Coin sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 163 (lot 457) in December 2016 for EUR 880.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction in May 1999 for CHF 800; sold on CNG auction in May 2012 for $525 (note that it could be ROMA 48 with worn out "R" in exergue); weight 1.08 g; diameter 16 mm; rev. legend break A-S [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski