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RIC VII, LYONS 247, URBS ROMA, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

VRBS-ROMA [VRBS ROMA]; bust l., helmeted, wearing imperial cloak.

REVERSE

She-wolf stg. l., suckling twins; two stars above. PL•G in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Coin similar to LYONS 247 except for misplaced dot. It could be an engraver's error, unlisted m.m. variety or an ancient imitation. Note, however, quite good engraving and lettering. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 88.

NOTES

Weight 1.74 g; diameter 14.5 mm. Coin sold on CGB Monnaies 36 (lot 885) in October 2008 for EUR 250.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski