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RIC VII, LYONS [after 75], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I9 l. var.]

   

OBVERSE

DNCRISPONO-BCAES [D N CRISPO NOB CAES]; bust l., high-crested helmet, cuir., holding globe [I9 l. var.].

REVERSE

VICTORIAELAETPRINCPERP [VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP]; two Victories facing one another, holding shield inscribed VOT/PR over altar of varying design. Two captives in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - I9 l. var. Not attested for obv. legend 5b (p. 127). Similar to bust type I9 except for globe without Victory. Listed in Bastien Lyon (318-337) (p. 138, no. 7). Coin should be listed after LYONS 75.

See also:
LYONS [after 75], CRISPUS, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [I9 l.]

NOTES

Weight 3.57 g; diameter 17.5 mm. From the American Numismatic Society Collection (reg. no. 1984.146.2131).

Other specimens:

- from CGB E-shop (brm_204240), sold for EUR 350; weight 2.86 g; diameter 18 mm [click for picture];

- from Bastien Lyon (318-337), plate I, no. 7; weight 3.57 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski