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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3172
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Appleford Hoard
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  322-323
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3767. Ex Appleford Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, holding spear in r. pointing forward and shield in l., facing l. Reverse: Globe on altar, inscribed VOT-IS XX in three lines; three stars above and F B in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CRISPVS NOBIL C (Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: BEΠT TBΠ-***-NQLITΠS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 250

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLON in the exergue of the reverse and F B in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Londinium.

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