Tasciovanus (c. 25 BC – AD 9).
Obverse: TASCI / RICON, on tablet, vertical wreath.
Reverse: Horseman charging left, holding sword and shield, beaded ring below.
(cf. Cottam 318; VA 1780-5; Mack 184; S.219; ABC 2580).
Extremely Fine and well-struck.
Ex. Spink Auction 225 (22-23/09/2014), lot #13
Ex. Rudd, List 119, lot #47
This remarkable obverse legend refers to Tasciovanus as ‘Ricon’ or ‘Supreme King’. It is likely this issue was struck late in the king’s reign, and served as a propaganda piece to his subjects.