Thanks for the comments David and Jay. I think it's more likely the CAES
and II are missing due to a weak strike
, as the flan
is just smooth where the inscription
should be. Or perhaps the toning
has hidden traces of the letters.
I'm a little disappointed to see no clear indication of the "sceptre
with human head
" which RIC II
If anyone has a better example I'd love to see it.