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ID number:  BIRBI-R3186
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  323-324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.14
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1120. Presented by Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1929.
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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: CRISPVS NOBIL C (Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: PE/\T TRΠ-***-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.

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