Late Roman Bronze Coins

Coin talk => Late Roman Bronze coins => Topic started by: Victor on September 24, 2012, 12:31:49 PM

Title: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: Victor 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.
Title: Re: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: echizento on November 15, 2012, 09:57:04 PM
Interesting coin, excellent detail.
Title: Re: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: Victor on February 21, 2013, 03:14:55 PM
Here is another example that just sold on E-bay for $626.00.

Title: Re: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: Victor on November 11, 2017, 02:30:08 PM
another example


seller's description

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.

Title: Re: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: Genio popvli romani 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.
Title: Re: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: Valentinian on December 16, 2017, 10:26:30 PM
Here is my Crispus, from a different obverse die, not nearly as nice as those of Victor.
19 mm. 3.09 grams. RIC Lyon 138



Title: Re: Dated coin of Crispus
Post by: Victor on December 16, 2017, 11:12:36 PM
not nearly as nice as those of Victor.

they aren't mine...just coins that I was watching.