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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3194
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:  324-325
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.38
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3774. Ex Appleford Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Camp gate with no door, two turrets; star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CΔES (Flavius Julius Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDb̄N-TIΛH CΛESS (To the Foresight of the Caesars). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 295

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

5 Related People

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



Crispus
Roman
c.300
326
Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Londinium



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