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Offline Victor

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Dated coin of Crispus
« on: September 24, 2012, 12:31:49 PM »
This coin (RIC VII Lyons 138) does not have an actual date, but the obverse legend indicates that Crispus was Consul for the second time, and his second appointment as Consul was in A.D. 321.

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Re: Dated coin of Crispus
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2012, 09:57:04 PM »
Interesting coin, excellent detail.

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Re: Dated coin of Crispus
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 03:14:55 PM »
Here is another example that just sold on E-bay for $626.00.


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Re: Dated coin of Crispus
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2017, 02:30:08 PM »
another example


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Crispus. Caesar, 316-326 AD. ∆ Follis (20mm, 2.77g). Struck 321-322 AD. CRISPVS N C ∑ COS ∑ II ∑, laureate bust left, wearing trabea and holding eagle-tipped scepter in right hand. / BEATA TRAN QVILLITAS, altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX in three lines and surmounted by globe; three stars above; C/R//PLG. (mint of Lugdunum (Lyon)),1st officina. RIC VII, pg 131, #138 (R4). Bastien 88a (1 Ex.). VF, dark brown patina. EXTREMELY RARE ! Only one other example cited in Lyon.
From Lyon's collection. Acquired at CFO Paris in October 1985.


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Re: Dated coin of Crispus
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2017, 12:12:19 PM »
And three different pairs of dies. Which is a good new for those who are looking for such a coin.
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