6-820

RIC VI, SISCIA 85a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED OFFICINA B

  

OBVERSE

IMPCDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOP-VLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. Β in right field. *SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Β. RIC lists officinae Α and Γ (p. 464). Note that there is also similar issue with larger head on obv. [SISCIA 95a-98b]. See example of SISCIA 95a with the same m.m. and obv.

NOTES

Weight 10.35 g; diameter 27.3 mm. From the Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien Collection (object no. RÖ 23622).

Other specimens:

- sold on Jesús Vico auction 147 (lot 3344) in March 2017 for EUR 65; ex Dattari [click for picture];

- sold on Tauler&Fau E-Auction 12 (lot 202) in June 2018 for EUR 10; weight 9.84 g [click for picture];

- from Cayón auction, June 2010 (lot 1343); could be SISCIA 95a with larger head [click for picture];

- from Roma Numismatics E-sale 3 (lot 735), November 2013; weight 10.90 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

- from Museum of Fine Arts Boston (no. 64.227); weight 8.97 g; diameter 28 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Rauch auction 86 (lot 1166) in May 2010 for EUR 60; weight 9.15 g [click for picture];

- from VCoins (Romae Aeternae Numismatic); weight 7.30 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- sold on FORVM ANCIENT COINS; weight 11.664 g; diameter 28.1 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski