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A Unique Provincial of Crispina I Submitted to RPC


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I recently purchased this provincial of Crispina from Side in Pamphylia. I wasn't able to find it in any of the standard references and so I submitted it to RPC. As of this morning, it has been added as the exemplar of the issue! It's an obverse die match to RPC IV.3, 10438 (temporary).

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Crispina, 178-182 CE.
Roman provincial Æ 23 .6 mm, 9.68 g, 12 h.
Pamphylia, Side, 178-182 CE.
Obv: ΚΡΙϹΠΙΝΑ ϹЄΒΑϹΤΗ, bare-headed and draped bust, right.
Rev: ϹΙΔΗΤΩΝ, Tyche standing facing, head left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
Refs: RPC IV.3, 25074 (temporary); BMC --; Mionnet --; Sear GIC --; Lindgren I --; Wiczay --.

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Congratulations on the rare find, @Roman Collector

Although not a Faustina, or Side, this one is from Pamphylia, and like yours, it seems to be unpublished, except for the Wildwinds example.  Perhaps I should submit it to RPC?  

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 Diadumenian  Æ 17 Sillyum, Pamphylia (c. 217-218 A.D.) [...ANTΩ]ΔIAΔ[OVM...], bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / CIΛΛV[Є]ΩN, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Unpublished (see notes). (4.65 grams / 17 mm) eBay June 2022 Lot @ $0.99

Attribution Notes:  Appears to be a die match for unpublished specimen on Wildwinds via Gitbud & Naumann Auction 38; Lot 568; 06.12.2015. Auction description: 

SNG von Aulock -;  SNG Copenhagen -; BMC -; Isegrim -;

Here's mine and the Wildwinds / Gibud & Naumann example (mine wins Worst of Show):

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