7-1905

RIC VII, LONDON [after 251], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [5b]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVS-NOBCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES] [5b]; bust l., laur., cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

BEATTRA-NQLITAS [BEAT TRANQLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. F in left field, B in right field. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND - 5b. Obv. legend 5b is attested in RIC, but only for LONDON 252 which is apparently an ancient imitation. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 113. Note that also this type could be regarded as an unofficial product. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.06.021). Should be listed in RIC after LONDON 251.

NOTES

Weight 2.78 g; diameter 19-19.5 mm. From the J.G. Kiss Collection.

Other specimens:

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Adrianus; plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 2.05 g; diameter 17.71-17.75 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski