7-1174

RIC VII, ARLES -/228, CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [B4], HYBRID [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

IVLCRISPV-SNOBCAE[S] [IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir. [B4].

REVERSE

DNCONSTANTINIMAXAVG [D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; in laurel wreath VOT/XX. PA in exergue [ARLES 228].

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE, HYBRID. RIC lists for Crispus only obv. legend CRISPVS NOB CAES with bust type B1 [ARLES 230]. Obverse unlisted for legend and bust type with reverse ARLES 228 (p. 259). Specimen of a good style but possibly an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 2.37 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2011 for $46.53 [Thanks to the collaboration of Tomasz Speier].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski