7-1948

RIC VII, ARLES 241, CRISPUS, UNLISTED REVERSE [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVS-NOBCAS [CRISPVS NOB CAS (sic!)]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

C[AES]ARVMNOSTRVM [CAESARVM NOSTRVM (sic!)]; in laurel wreath VOT/X. Q[star over crescent]A in exergue (officina letter uncertain).

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE. Specimen similar to ARLES 241 except for VOT X on rev. instead of VOT V. Note also errors in legends: CAS instead of CAES and NOSTRVM instead of NOSTRORVM. Apparently an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 2.32 g; diameter 21 mm. Coin offered on eBay in December 2015 for $50.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski