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

  

OBVERSE

IVLCRIS-PVSNOBC [IVL CRISPVS NOB C]; bust l., helmeted, cuir., shield on l. shoulder, spear across l. shoulder, Victory on globe in 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 OBVERSE LEGEND AND BUST TYPE. RIC lists for this issue only longer obv. legend: IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES. Bust type not listed in RIC VII; similar to H9 except for spear across l. shoulder and not laur. helmet. Listed in RMBT (p. 58, no. 190). Coin should be listed after TRIER 426.

NOTES

Weight 3.11 g; diameter 19.5 mm. Coin sold on eBay in June 2006 for $511.55; sold on eBay in July 2008 for $1,025.

Other specimens:

- specimen from FORVM ANCIENT COINS; posted by Adrianus; weight 2.81 g [click for picture];

- specimen from eBay, November 2015; weight 2.85 g [click for picture];

- specimen from VCoins (Victor's Imperial Coins); weight 3.0 g; diameter 18-19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on London Coin Galleries auction 4, session 1 (lot 183) in June 2017 for GBP 50; weight 2.90 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski