7-274

RIC VII, SISCIA 122, CRISPUS, UNLISTED OFFICINA B [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

IVL-CRISPVSNOBCAES [IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES]; bust l., laur., cuir. with spear pointing forward, shield on l. arm.

REVERSE

VIRTVS-EXERCIT [VIRTVS EXERCIT]; standard inscribed VOT/XX, captive std. on ground on either side. S in left field, F over ligature HL in right field. ΒSIS* in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - B. RIC lists for SISCIA 122 only officina Γ (p. 439). In footnote 122 on p. 439 Bruun regards this variant with VOT/XX on standard as a hybrid. Note crude style and retrograde B in mintmark. Apparently an ancient imitation.

NOTES

Weight 2.60 g; diameter 16 mm. Coin sold on eBay in March 2007 for $18.51.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski