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RIC VII, TRIER 459, FAUSTA, OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

  

OBVERSE

FLAV•MAX•-FAVSTAAVG [FLAV • MAX • FAVSTA AVG]; bust r., head bare, waved hair, mantled.

REVERSE

SALVSREI-PVBLICAE [SALVS REIPVBLICAE]; empress stg. facing, looking l.; in her arms two children. STR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 459 except for two dots in obv. legend. Note that these dots are small and could be easily obliterated. Sometimes only one dot is visible.

See also:
TRIER 460, FAUSTA, OBVERSE LEGEND VARIETY

NOTES

Weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm. Coin sold on Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 221 (lot 520) in October 2009 for $60.

Other specimens:

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 32945); eBay October 2014 [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of David Berthod];

- specimen from Compagnie Générale de Bourse; weight 3.24 g; diameter 19 mm [click for picture];

- specimen sold on Classical Numismatic Group auction 96 (lot 183) in August 2004 for $88; weight 2.86 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Künker auction 193 (lot 1006) in September 2011; weight 3.45 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Gorny & Mosch auction 196 (lot 12989) in March 2011; weight 3.22 g [click for picture];

- specimen from Compagnie Générale de Bourse MONNAIES 43 (lot 835) in April 2010; weight 3.22 g [click for picture];

- specimen from The New York Sale auction XXIII (lot 247) in January 2010; weight 3.68 g [click for picture];

- specimen from London Ancient Coins auction 28 (lot 220) in September 2013; weight 3.01 g; diameter 17 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from Baldwin's auction 57 (lot 230) in September 2008; weight 3.24 g [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 30003); weight 3.00 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture] [Thanks to the collaboration of David Berthod];

- specimen sold on iNumis auction 5 (lot 329) for EUR 131; weight 3.94 g; diameter 19.5 mm [click for picture];

- specimen from NVMMVS BIBLE II (NBD no. 58674); weight 3.20 g; diameter 17-20 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski