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RIC VII, TRIER [after 488], CRISPUS, REVERSE VARIETY [IRREGULAR COIN]

  

OBVERSE

ANEPIGRAPHIC (no legend); bust l., laur., dr., cuir.

REVERSE

CRISPVS/CAESAR [CRISPVS CAESAR]; rev. legend in two lines; wreath with dot above. PTR in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

REVERSE VARIETY. Specimen similar to TRIER 488 (BM B.728, 1.87 g) except for wreath on rev. instead of star. Listed in Zschucke BTP (p. 84, no. 15.8). Note, however, that this type may be regarded as an ancient imitation (at least some of the specimens listed below). Could be noted in RIC after TRIER 488.

NOTES

Weight 2.00 g; diameter 16 mm. Plate coin in Zschucke BTP. From the Münzkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Collection (reg. no. 18256875).

Other specimens:

- sold on Roma Numismatics E-Sale 86 (lot 1502) in July 2021 for GBP 220; weight 1.63 g; diameter 15 mm [click for picture];

- sold on London Ancient Coins auction 30 (lot 217) in November 2013 for GBP 25; weight 1.25 g; diameter 13 mm [click for picture];

- from Roma Numismatics [click for picture];

- from Victor Failmezger's collection (no. 336 in RBC); photo by Doug Smith [click for picture];

- sold on eBay in February 2015 for GBP 37.80 [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski