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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 1164. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $9500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Diocletian. AD 284-305. AV Aureus (22mm, 4.55 g, 4h). Antioch mint. Struck AD 284. IMP C G VAVL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG (sic), laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IOVI CONSERVA TORI AVG, Jupiter, wearing chlamys, standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and long scepter in left; O-//SMA. RIC V 316 var. (obv. legend); Lukanc –; Depeyrot 1/1 var. (same); DOC –; Calicó 4515a-b var. (same); Biaggi –. EF, lustrous, hint of double strike on obverse profile, minor edge mark and a few faint scratches. Unusual obverse legend variety.


From the Fendi Collection.