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Ave!

Thrace, Philippopolis, Crispina, River God reverse

Æ 21mm/4.3gm - Struck c. 177-183 AD

Con/ VF+; glossy dark green and black patina; well-centered on both sides and full inscriptions; the reverse is extraordinary.

Obv/ KΡICΠEINA CEBACTH; draped bust right.

Rev/ ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN; River-god reclining left, holding reed and resting on overturned urn, from which waters flow.

Ref/ Moushmov 5242 var.; Varbanov 1155.

Seller's Note/ Moushmov 5242 note the river god holding a cornucopia, our's does not. Rare or not, either way this coin is a gem in hand...trust me.