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RIC VII, SISCIA [after 145], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE [B1 l.]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVSNOBCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES]; head l., laur. [B1 l.].

REVERSE

CAESARVMNOSTRORVM [CAESARVM NOSTRORVM]; around VOT/V in two lines in laurel wreath. SIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE - B1 l. RIC lists for Crispus only longer obv. legend 1b and bust type B1 (p. 442). Note that some specimens with mintmark SIS may be regarded as an ancient imitations. Coin should be listed after SISCIA 145.

See also:
SISCIA [before 145], CONSTANTINE I, UNLISTED FOR RULER
SISCIA [before 145], LICINIUS I, UNLISTED FOR RULER
SISCIA [before 145], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [5a]
SISCIA [after 145], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND [5c]
SISCIA [after 145], LICINIUS II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

Weight 2.58 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay on June 2012 for $66.

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay on February 2012 for $42.76; weight 2.50 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 59302); weight 3.25 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski