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RIC VI, SISCIA [before 59], DIOCLETIAN, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

VIRTVS-MILITVM [VIRTVS MILITVM]; the four princes sacrificing over tripod before archway in eight-turreted enclosure. *SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to SISCIA 59 except for enclosure with eight turrets instead of seven. Coin should be listed before SISCIA 59.

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.08 g; diameter 19 mm. Ex Harlan J. Berk 168th Buy Or Bid Sale (lot 313), March 2010; sold on CNG eAuction 469 (lot 521) in June 2020 for $550; sold on Heritage Auctions auction - Hong Kong 3087 (lot 30047) in December 2020 for $1,250.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski