Follis with bust of Crispus, struck under Constantine I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 324–325


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.91 gm.

Accession Number

72.473.9

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Crispus, diademed, draped, cuirassed, left.
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Reverse: Gate of camp with two towers, between which, star.
PROVIDEN TIAECAESS In ex. RT

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription