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RIC VI, TICINUM 56a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE OR MINT ERROR

  

OBVERSE

DNDIOCLETIANOBAEATISSIMOSENAVG [D N DIOCLETIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG]; bust r., laur., in imperial mantle, r. holding olive branch, l. mappa.

REVERSE

PROVIDENTIADEORVMQVIESAVGG [PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG]; Providentia stg. r., extending r. hand to Quies stg. l., r. holding branch downward, l. leaning on sceptre. PT in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE OR MINT ERROR. Specimen similar to TICINUM 56a except for absence of dot in right field. Variety attested for all types of obverses but note that all known specimens are from officina P only. It could be a small unlisted issue or error in mint instructions which was quickly correted.

See also:
TICINUM 56b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE OR MINT ERROR
TICINUM 57a, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE OR MINT ERROR
TICINUM 57b, MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS, UNLISTED ISSUE OR MINT ERROR

NOTES

Weight 8.67 g; diameter 28 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 1 (lot 1306) in June 2017 for CHF 50.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski