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RIC VI, ROMA, DIOCLETIAN, UNLISTED ISSUE [MONETA IOVI ET HERCVLI AVGG]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCVALDIOCLETIANVSPFAVG [IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG]; bust l., laur., dr., cuir., spear across r. shoulder.

REVERSE

MONETAI-OVIETHERCVLI-AVGG [MONETA IOVI ET HERCVLI AVGG]; Moneta stg facing, looking l., r. holding balance, l. cornucopiae; at left, Jupiter stg. l., looking r., r. holding sceptre; at right, Hercules stg. r., looking l., r. leaning on club, lionís skin over left shoulder.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Æ medallion not listed in RIC V/2 and RIC VI. Probably belongs to the pre-reform coinage. Listed in Gnecchi II (p. 126, no. 26).

NOTES

Æ medallion. Weight 32.81 g. Sold on Bank Leu auction 25 (lot 419) in April 1980 for CHF 18,000.

Other specimens:

- from Gnecchi II (plate 125, no. 7); weight 35.8 g; diameter 37 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski