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ID number:  BIRBI-R3197
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  323
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.57
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1725. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Lined globe on altar, inscribed VOT-I-S XX in three lines; three stars above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N CRISPO NOB CΠLᴗ (Our Lord Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: Ub̄HTH TRHN-***-QVILLITHS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: Piᴖ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 202

Notes:  According to RIC, the P[LG] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum.

4 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
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Crispus
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c.300
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


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