7-1239

RIC VII, SISCIA [after 137], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [B5]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVSNOBCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES]; bust r., laur., cuir. [B5]

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX; captive std. on ground on either side. ΓSIS* in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - B5. Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 441). Note that this obv. legend [CRISPVS NOB CAES] is not listed for the earlier issue with m.m. S|F/ASIS* [SISCIA 109-118] and for the present issue [SISCIA 134-137] only var. with break C-R is attested (see example of SISCIA 137 from Bikić-Do Hoard). But note also that SISCIA 137 is redarded in RIC as hybrid or even as irregular coin. Coin should be listed after SISCIA 137.

NOTES

Weight 2.89 g; diameter 18-19 mm. From the Zenon M. Collection.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski