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. 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