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ID number:  BIRBI-R3200
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-318
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 696. Spink, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Prince, in military attire, standing facing r., holding spear in r. and globe in l.; F T in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CUES (Flavius Julius Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: PRINCIPI.IVVENTVTIS (To the Prince of Youth). In Exergue: •ATR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 171

Notes:  According to RIC, the •ATR in the exergue of the reverse and F T in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Treveri.

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