7-1934

RIC VII, LYONS [before 226]/225, CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE AND OBVERSE LEGEND, HYBRID

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVS-NOBCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

PROVIDEN-TIAEAVGG [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]; camp gate with two turrets, no doors, star above; six stone layers. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE AND OBVERSE LEGEND, HYBRID. Bust type B1 and obv. legend CRISPVS NOB CAES are not attested for Crispus (p. 136). Note that this coin is also a hybrid (cf. LYONS 226) with rev. LYONS 225 and could be regarded as an ancient imitation. Otherwise, should be listed before LYONS 226.

NOTES

Weight 2.19 g; diameter 17.5-19.5 mm. From the Sergio Lendines Ramiro Collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski