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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3174
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:  323-324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.05
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3755. Ex Appleford Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing helmet, cuirassed, facing l. Reverse: Globe on altar, inscribed VOT-I-S X-X in three lines; three stars above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CRISPV-S NOBIL C (Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: BE/\T TRΛ-***-NQLITΛY (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 275

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLON in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

5 Related People

Crispus
Roman
c.300
326
Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Appleford Hoard



Londinium



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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