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RIC VII, AQUILEIA [after 29], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND

  

OBVERSE

FLIVLCRI-SPVSNOBC [FL IVL CRISPVS NOB C]; heroic (nude) bust l., laur., spear pointing forward, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI•I-VVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS]; prince stg. r., in military dress, cloak displayed, holding transverse spear, globe. AQ in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND. RIC lists for this type only longer obv. legend: FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES (p. 395 and picture no. 29 on plate 11). Coin should be listed after AQUILEIA 29.

NOTES

Solidus. Weight 4.45 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 38 (lot 239) in March 2007 for CHF 24,000.

Other specimens:

- sold on Heritage Auctions 8 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago no. 3033 (lot 23098) in August 2014 for $37,500; weight 4.32 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Gorny & Mosch auction 241, session 3 (lot 2718) in October 2016 for EUR 3,200; weight 4.24 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski