7-2581

RIC VII, LYONS 252, 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; between them, crescent. PLG in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Coin similar to LYONS 252 except for crescent between stars instead of in exergue. Note crude engraving and lettering. Apparently an ancient imitation. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 88.

NOTES

Weight 1.43 g; diameter 17 mm. Coin sold on eBay in February 2018 for EUR 35.50.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski