6-2181

RIC VI, TREVERI [before 163], DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED MINTMARK AND REVERSE TYPE [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

IMPDIOCLETIANVSAVG [IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPO-PVLIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. Altar in l. field. TR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED MINTMARK AND REVERSE TYPE. Mintmark not attested in RIC. Rev. similar to popular type minted in Lugdunum, with altar to. l. (cf. for example LUGDUNUM 108a) but also not attested for Treveri. Apparently an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 10.80 g; diameter 28 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 10, part 2 (lot 1497) in December 2019 for CHF 120.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski