7-1268

RIC VII, LYONS [after 75], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [H6 var.]

   

OBVERSE

DNCRISP-ONOBCAES [D N CRISPO NOB CAES]; bust r., laur. helmet, dr., cuir. (?), spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [H6 var.].

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar of varying design. Two captives in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - H6 var. Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 127). Similar to bust type H6, but draped (or draped and cuirassed) instead of cuirassed. Coin should be listed after LYONS 75.

NOTES

Weight 2.08 g; diameter 17-19 mm. Coin sold on eBay in March 2012 for EUR 178.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in February 2016 for $310; weight 3.40 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski