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RIC VII, ROME 180, CRISPUS, ENGRAVER'S ERROR

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVSNOBCAS [CRISPVS NOB CAS]; bust l., laur., cuir., with spear pointing forward, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

VIRTV-SAVGG [VIRTVS AVGG]; camp gate with three turrets, gates closed; varying number of stone layers. P in left field, R in right field. RP in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

ENGREVER'S ERROR. Specimen silmilar to ROME 180 except for CAS in obv. legend instead of CAES. Apparently an engraver's error. Note also arch over doors on reverse.

See also:
ROME 180, CRISPUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA S
ROME 180, CRISPUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA T
ROME 180, CRISPUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA Q

NOTES

Weight 3.71 g; diameter 19 mm. Coin sold on VAuctions sale 274 (lot 194) in December 2011 for $505.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski