7-775

RIC VII, CYZICUS 39, HELENA, UNLISTED REVERSE LEGEND, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

   

OBVERSE

FLHELENA-AVGVSTA [FL HELENA AVGVSTA]; bust r., diademed, mantled, with necklace.

REVERSE

SPESREIP-VBLICAE [SPES REIPVBLICAE]; Securitas stg. l., lowering branch, raising robe with l. hand (see CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 750). SMKΑ• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED REVERSE LEGEND. Securitas with rev. legend for Spes [SPES REIPVBLICAE instead of SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE]. Apparently an engraver's error. Coin could be also regarded as an ancient imitation.

NOTES

From Wildwinds; contributed by Dane Kurth.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski