7-2679

RIC VII, TRIER [after 426], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE

  

OBVERSE

IVLCRIS-PVSNOBC [IVL CRISPVS NOB C]; bust l., helmeted, cuir., shield on l. arm, holding horse by bridle with r. hand.

REVERSE

BEATATRAN-QVILLITAS [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]; globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; above, three stars. •STR crescent in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE. Similar to bud type G12 l. except for bust helmeted instead of laureate. Not attested in RIC VII. Also not attested in RMBT. Note that variety of this type exists which was made by re-cutting of the obverse. See: Lars Ramskold, "Highly Deceptive Forgeries of Constantine’s SPES PVBLIC Coinage", The Celator, December 2009, p. 28, 30. Coin should be listed in RIC after TRIER 402.

See also:
TRIER [after 426], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [TOOLING]

NOTES

Weight 2.76 g; diameter 20 mm. Coin sold on Leu Numismatik Web Auction 13 (lot 1542) in August 2020 for CHF 750.

Other specimens:

- from Ramskold's paper cited above; figure 12 on p. 30; weight 3.95 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski