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ID number:  BIRBI-R3196
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  322-323
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.48
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 858. From a find near Langwith, Yorkshire, Spink, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Crossed globe on altar, inscribed VO•TIS XX in three lines; three stars above and C Ɔ̖ in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CRISPVS NOB CHES (Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: BEATA TRAN-***-QVILLITΛS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: DLG

Bibliography:  RIC VII 166

Notes:  According to RIC, the [P]LG in the exergue of the reverse and C [R] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Lugdunum.

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