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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3185
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):  2.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3749. 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: Crossed globe on altar, inscribed VOT-I•S X-X in three lines; three stars above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CRISPUſ NOBIL V (Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: HF/\T …R/\-***-NQLIT/\S (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 279

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
Londinium



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Appleford Hoard



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