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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3214
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.98
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2556. From the collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr C. C. Oman, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing l. Reverse: Laurel wreath encircling VOT•V, joined by *.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES (Flavius Julius Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CAESHRVM NOSTRORVM (Our Caesars). In Exergue: TSΔVI

Bibliography:  RIC VII 118

Notes:  According to RIC, the TSΔVI in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Thessalonica.

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