7-1149

RIC VII, ARLES [after 225], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B4] AND MINTMARK [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPV-SNOBCAE [CRISPVS NOB CAE (sic!)]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B4].

REVERSE

CAESARVMNOSTRORVMC [CAESARVM NOSTRORVM C (sic!)]; in laurel wreath VOT/X. •AR• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE AND MINTMARK. Mintmark •AR•. is not attested in RIC. Additionally, bust type B4 is not attested for Crispus' coins from AR issue. Specimen of a good style but note errors in legends and unusual m.m. combined with VOT X.

NOTES

Weight 2.64 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in April 2011 for $99.07 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski