7-1378

RIC VII, LONDON 214, CRISPUS, BUST VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

CRISPV-SNOBILC [CRISPVS NOBIL C]; bust l., helmeted, cuir., dr., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

BEATATRA-NQVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. P in left field, A in right field. PLON in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

BUST VARIETY. Specimen similar to LONDON 214 (listed in Cloke-Toone (9.04.018); plate coin) except for bust cuirassed and draped instead of cuirassed only. Note that traces of cuirass are sometimes hardly visible. Note also that this variety is more common than the main type. Listed in Cloke-Toone (9.04.021).

NOTES

Weight 3.21 g; diameter 18-20 mm. From Auctiones eAuction 10 (lot 126), November 2012.

Other specimens:

- specimen from WILDWINDS; contributed by Dane Kurth; obv. legend breaks V-S and I-L; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from Roma Numismatics E-SALE 35 (lot 1554), May 2017; weight 2.89 g; diameter 19 mm; obv. legend breaks S-N and B-I [click for picture];

- specimen from the British Museum Collection (reg. no. B.197); plate coin in Cloke-Toone; weight 2.79 g; obv. legend breaks S-N and I-L [click for picture];

- specimen from Portable Antiquities Scheme database (ID: BH-1BD73B); weight 2.43 g; diameter 20.2 mm; obv. legend breaks S-N and B-I; rev. legend break N-Q [click for picture];

- specimen from eBay; weight 2.77 g; diameter 21 mm; obv. legend breaks S-N and I-L [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski