6-1778

RIC VI, ALEXANDRIA 32a, DIOCLETIAN, OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

IMPCDIOCLETIANVSPFAFG [IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AFG (sic!)]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOPOPV-LIROMANI [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera from liquor usually (but not invariably) flows. XX in left field, A over I in right field. ALE in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Specimen similar to ALEXANDRIA 32a except for AFG in obv. legend instead of AVG. Probably an engraver's error.

See also:
ALEXANDRIA 32a, DIOCLETIAN, LEGENDS VARIETIES, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

NOTES

Coin sold on Jesús Vico Room Auction 149 (lot 452) in November 2017 for EUR 200. Ex Dattari.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski