7-1257

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

  

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). Apparently an ancient imitation. Coin should be noted 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] [IRREGULAR COIN]
SISCIA [after 145], LICINIUS II, UNLISTED FOR RULER

NOTES

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

Other specimens:

- sold on eBay on February 2012 for USD 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