7-890

RIC VII, LYONS [after 138], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [M2 l. var.]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVS-NC•COS•II [CRISPVS NC • COS • II]; bust l., laur., wearing trabea, Victory on globe in r. hand [M2 l. var.].

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 - M2 l. var. Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 131). Similar to bust type M2 except for Victory on globe instead of globe only. Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 152, no. 90). Should be listed in RIC after LYONS 138.

NOTES

Weight 3.13 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on CGB Monnaies 41 (lot 1293) in November 2009 for EUR 380.

Other specimens:

- from Bastien Lyon II (plate VI, no. 90b); weight 3.05 g [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon II (plate VI, no. 90a); weight 2.84 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski