7-1001

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

   

OBVERSE

DNCRISPONO-BC[AES] [D N CRISPO NOB CAES]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., holding globe.

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. Similar to I9 (but with globe instead of Victory on globe) or to M3 (but cuirassed instead of wearing trabea). Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 127). Listed in Bastien Lyon II (p. 138, no. 7). Coin should be listed after LYONS 75.

NOTES

Weight 2.86 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin offered on Compagnie Générale de Bourse site in May 2010 for EUR 350.

Other specimens:

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


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski