6-2092

RIC VI, SERDICA [before 11a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG], OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

DNDIOCLETI-AN[OB]SAVG [D N DIOCLETIANO B S AVG]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding olive branch, l. mappa.

REVERSE

PROVID•DEORVMQVIESAVGG [PROVID • DEORVM QVIES AVGG]; Providentia stg. r., extending r. hand to Quies stg. l., r. holding up branch, l. leaning on sceptre. S in left field, F in right field. Δ in middle field. •SM•SD• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC lists similar issue in gold [SERDICA 10a-10b, with slightly different mintmark]. Listed in Gautier - Serdica (p. 107, no. 16). Should be listed in RIC before SERDICA 11a.

See also:
SERDICA [before 11a], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG], OFFICINA A
SERDICA [before 11a], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [PROVID DEORVM QVIES AVGG]

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.41 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 8, part 2 (lot 1429) in June 2019 for CHF 600.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski