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RIC VII, SISCIA [before 57], CRISPUS, UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IVLCRISPVSNOBCAESAR [IVL CRISPVS NOB CAESAR]; bust l., laur., cuir., sceptre across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm [G5 l.].

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETAEPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]; two Victories stg. facing one another, together holding shield inscribed VOT/PR on altar of varying design. ЄSIS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE. Obv. legend and bust type G5 l. are not attested for this issue (p. 432). If the pellet in exergue is worn out and this coin actually belongs to the next issue [ASIS•], it is still unlisted for officina. Note also bust type variety: sceptre instead of spear. Coin should be listed before SISCIA 57.

NOTES

Weight 2.62 g; diameter 18-20 mm. Offered on eBay in May 2004 for $65. From Beast Coins.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski