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RIC VII, LYONS [before 162], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [G5 l.] [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

IVLCRISNOBCAES [IVL CRIS (sic!) NOB CAES]; bust l., laur., cuir., spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [G5 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [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 OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - G5 l. RIC does not list obv. legend IVL CRIS NOB CAES at all. Also bust type G5 l. is not listed for Crispus' coins from C|R/PLG issues (p. 130-133). Apparently an ancient imitation.

See also:
LYONS [before 162], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [G5 l.]
LYONS [before 162], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [G11 l.]

NOTES

Diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on eBay in October 2004 for $20.00.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski