7-216

RIC VII, TRIER [after 488], CRISPUS, REVERSE VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); bust l., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

CRISPVS/CAESAR [CRISPVS CAESAR]; rev. legend in two lines; wreath with dot above. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 488 except for wreath on rev. instead of star. Listed in Zschucke BTP (p. 84, no. 15.8). Note, however, that this type is probably an ancient imitation. Could be noted in RIC after TRIER 488.

NOTES

Weight 1.25 g; diameter 13 mm. Coin sold on London Ancient Coins auction 30 (lot 217) in November 2013 for GBP 25.

Other specimens:

- from Roma Numismatics [click for picture];

- from Victor Failmezger's collection (no. 336 in RBC); photo by Doug Smith [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2015 for GBP 37.80 [click for picture];

- from Zschucke BTP (p. 85, no. 15.8) [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski