7-669

RIC VII, LONDON 188, CRISPUS, MINT ERROR

  

OBVERSE

CRISPV-SNOBILC [CRISPVS NOBIL C]; bust r., helmeted, cuir.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VVOT/XXX (sic!) in two lines stg. on ground, captive std. on either side. PLLON (sic!) in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINT ERROR. Specimen similar to LONDON 188 except PLLON in m.m. Probably double strike with interesting result on reverse: additional "V" and "X" on standard and additional "L" in m.m.

NOTES

Weight 3.2 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2009 for $25.67. Now in Phil Edmonds' collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski