7-2250

RIC VII, ARLES [before 285], FAUSTA, UNLISTED REVERSE LEGEND AND OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

FLAVMAX•-FAVSTAAVG [FLAV MAX • FAVSTA AVG]; bust r., head bare, waved hair, mantled.

REVERSE

SALVSREI-PVBLICAE [SALVS REIPVBLICAE]; empress stg. facing, looking l.; in her arms two children. Q*AR• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE LEGEND AND OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Only rev. legend SPES REIPVBLICAE is attested for this m.m. Note that this specimen is similar to unlisted ARLES [before 285] except for dot in obv. legend. Note that dot is small and could be easily obliterated. Listed in Ferrando (p. 210, no. 914) as separate variety. Should be listed before ARLES 285.

See also:
ARLES [before 285], FAUSTA, UNLISTED REVERSE LEGEND

NOTES

Weight 3.50 g; diameter 19 mm. From Münzen & Medaillen auction 20 (lot 423), October 2006.

Other specimens:

- from Jesús Vico Mail Auction 151 (lot 3251), June 2018 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski