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 the unique coin [LONDON 252] which is probably an ancient imitation. See CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 113. Coin should be listed 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 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski