7-528

RIC VII, TRIER [before 589], URBS ROMA, UNLISTED ISSUE

  

OBVERSE

VRBS-ROMA [VRBS ROMA]; bust l., helmeted, wearing imperial cloak.

REVERSE

She-wolf stg. l., suckling twins; two stars above. TRS in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED ISSUE. RIC does not list URBS ROMA issue with this mintmark. Note that this type (or at least some specimens) could be regarded as an ancient imitation. See also CORRIGENDA, VOL. VII, p. 88. Coin should be listed before TRIER 589.

NOTES

Weight 1.58 g; diameter 16 mm. Coin offered on CGB auction in April 2010 for EUR 195.

Other specimens:

- specimen sold on eBay in April 2009 for $26; weight 1.08 g [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 57754); weight 1.15 g; diameter 14 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski