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RIC VII, LYONS [after 75], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I9 l. var.]

   

OBVERSE

DNCRISPONO-BCAES [D N CRISPO NOB CAES]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., holding globe [I9 l. 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 - I9 l. var. Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 127). Similar to bust type I9 except for globe without Victory. Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 138, no. 7). Coin should be listed after LYONS 75.

See also:
LYONS [after 75], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I9 l.]

NOTES

Weight 3.57 g; diameter 17.5 mm. From the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1984.146.2131).

Other specimens:

- from CGB Numishop (brm_204240), sold for EUR 350; weight 2.86 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon II, plate I, no. 7; weight 3.57 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski