7-782

RIC VII, NICOMEDIA [after 116], CRISPUS, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVSNOBCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

PRINCIPI•IVVENTVTIS [PRINCIPI • IVVENTVTIS]; Prince in military dress, stg. r., cloak displayed, holding transverse spear in r. hand and globe in l. No m.m.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. Similar to NICOMEDIA 114-116 and NICOMEDIA 183-184. Attribution uncertain. Coin should be listed after NICOMEDIA 116.

See also:
NICOMEDIA [after 116], CRISPUS, UNLISTED ISSUE [D N CRISPUS NOB CAESAR]
NICOMEDIA [after 116], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE, BUST TYPE B4
NICOMEDIA [after 116], CONSTANTIUS II, UNLISTED ISSUE, BUST TYPE E7 l.

NOTES

AV fraction. Weight 1.67 g (probably 1½ scripula or 9 siliquae). Sold on Spink auction 1238 (lot 147) in April 2000 for GBP 3,910; sold on Numismatica Ars Classica auction 24 (lot 286) in December 2002 for CHF 7,000 (attributed to Sirmium).

Other specimens:

- from Roma Numismatics auction XVI (lot 815), September 2018; weight 1.70 g; diameter 16 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski