7-641

RIC VII, TRIER [after 270], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

CRISPVSNO-BCAES [CRISPVS NOB CAES]; bust l., high-crested helmet, spear across r. shoulder, shield (?) on l. arm.

REVERSE

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

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Similar to H12 l. or H11 l. but not attested for this issue. Apparently an ancient imitation. Could be noted after TRIER 270.

NOTES

Weight 2.60 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on eBay in August 2009 for $27.51.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski