6-2090

RIC VI, TREVERI 170a, DIOCLETIAN, REVERSE VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

G[ENIOPOPV-LIROM]ANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., head towered, himation round loins, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae. B in left field, Γ in right field. TR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to TREVERI 170a except for different Genius type: with head towered (instead of modius on head) and himation round loins (instead of chlamys over l. shoulder). Could be regarded as an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 9.32 g; diameter 26 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 8, part 2 (lot 1419) in June 2019 for CHF 90.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski