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RIC VII, ARLES 279, FAUSTA, OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

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

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Specimen similar to ARLES 279 except for dot in obv. legend. Not listed in Ferrando. Note that dot is small and could be easily obliterated.

NOTES

Weight 3.11 g. Sold on Gorny & Mosch auction in March 2011 for EUR 140.

Other specimens:

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 23533) [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of David Berthod];

- from www.numismatik-cafe.at; posted by sulcipius; weight 2.60 g; diameter 22 mm [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in October 2016 for EUR 10.06; weight 2.62 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski