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ID number:  BIRBI-R3218
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispus; Constantine I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.72
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1731. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispus, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, holding mappa in r. and globe and sceptre in l., facing l. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and sceptre in l., with captive, standing facing l.; A in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CΛES (Our Lord Flavius Julius Crispus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: IOVI CONS-ERVATORI CΛESS (To Jupiter, the Defender of the Caesars). In Exergue: …MANT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 28

Notes:  According to RIC, the [S]MANT in the exergue of the reverse and A in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Kyzikos.

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