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RIC VI, SISCIA [after 73], DIOCLETIAN, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

DIOCLET-IANVSAVG [DIOCLETIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

VICTOR-IAAVGG [VICTORIA AVGG]; four-turreted camp-gate, no doors. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE. RIC lists this type only with doors thrown back. It could be an error in description, but note that obv. legend DIOCLETIANVS AVG is also not attested for this issue. Coin should be listed after SISCIA 73.

See also:
SISCIA [after 73], MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, REVERSE VARIETY
SISCIA [after 73], CONSTANTIUS, REVERSE VARIETY

NOTES

Argenteus. Weight 3.23 g; diameter 19 mm. Sold on Numismatik Lanz auction 114 (lot 747) in May 2003 for EUR 525; sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 2, session II (lot 823) in December 2017 for CHF 600.

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 41 (lot 990) in December 2017 for GBP 260; weight 3.36 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski