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RIC VII, TRIER 481, HELENA, MINTMARK VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

FLAELENA-AVGVSTA [FL AELENA (sic!) AVGVSTA]; bust r., diademed, mantled, with necklace.

REVERSE

[SECVR]ITA-REIPVBLICA [SECVRITA (sic!) REIPVBLICA (sic!)]; Securitas stg. l., holding branch pointing down in l. hand, raising pallium with r. PTR• in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

MINTMARK VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 481 except for dot in m.m. instead of dot over crescent. Bruun mentions in footnote 481 on p. 209 that "LaH [Langwith Hoard] has also an STR• (Spink's Num. Circ. 1924, col. 432)." Note portrait of a good style and errors in both legends: "AELENA" instead of "HELENA" and "SECVRITA REIPVBLICA" instead of "SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE".

NOTES

Weight 2.60 g; diameter 18 mm. From Roma Numismatics, November 2009.


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski