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RIC VII, LYONS [before 134], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D1]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVS-NOBCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES]; bust r., helmeted, dr., cuir. [D1].

REVERSE

BEATATRANQVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. C in left field, R in right field. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - D1. Not attested for obv. legend 5a (p. 131). Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 150, no. 81). Bastien lists unique specimen from Berlin which could be in his opinion an ancient imitation ("d'un style assez pauvre, pourrait être une imitation". It is not clear if all other known specimens may be also regarded as imitations. Should be listed after LYONS 134.

NOTES

Weight 2.62 g; diameter 20 mm. From NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 101682).

Other specimens:

- sold on VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins) for USD 100; weight 2.8 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon II (plate VI, no. 81); weight 3.00 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski