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RIC VII, LYONS [after 204], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [G8 l.]

  

OBVERSE

IVLCRISP-VSNOBC [IVL CRISPVS NOB C]; bust l., laur., cuir., with spear pointing forward, shield on l. arm [G8 l.].

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-Q-VILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - G8 l. Not attested for this issue (p. 134). Not listed in Bastien Lyon II. Note somewhat clumsy lettering and unusual rev. legend break Q-V. Coin may be regarded as an ancient imitation. Otherwise, should be listed after LYONS 204.

NOTES

Weight 3.451 g; diameter 18.8 mm. Coin offered on eBay in March 2012 for $200; offered on VCoins (FORVM ANCIENT COINS) in July 2014 for $230.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski