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RIC VII, ARLES [before 351], URBS ROMA, MINTMARK VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

VRBS-ROMA [VRBS ROMA]; bust l., helmeted, wearing imperial cloak.

REVERSE

She-wolf stg. l., suckling twins; two stars above. Third star between them. SCONST in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to ARLES 351 which has star in m.m., not between two stars above She-wolf. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 88. Coin should be listed before ARLES 351.

NOTES

Weight 2.60 g; diameter 17-18 mm. Coin sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for $175.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay in March 2017 for EUR 66; weight 2.19 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Late Roman Bronze Coin Forum; posted by Victor [click for picture];

- from VCoins (GB Collection); weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Victor Failmezger's collection (no. 364 in RBC); photo by Doug Smith [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 49669); weight 2.40 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 47855); weight 2.00 g [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 76183); weight 2.54 g [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 67543); weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in August 2018 for EUR 35.50; weight 2.41 g [click for picture];

- from Adrian Marsden's collection [click for picture];

- sold on Allegro in December 2007 for 120.05 zlotys (could be regarded as an ancient imitation) [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in June 2008 for $17.67; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by rick2 [click for picture];

- from the Portable Antiquities Scheme database (Id: WILT-1820A4); diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 8740); weight 2.30 g; diameter 17.25 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 6603) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski