Choice gVF Crispus AE20 317 AD Prince of Youth Solder in Military Garb

Ancient Coins - Choice gVF Crispus AE20 317 AD Prince of Youth Solder in Military Garb
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Crispus, Caesar, 1 March 317 - 326 A.D.
 
RL89944. Billon reduced follis, Hunter V 56 (also 3rd officina), RIC VII Siscia 39 (R3), SRCV IV 16702A, Cohen VII 106, Choice gVF, excellent centering and strike, nice portrait and reverse style, brown tone, round flan, 3.112g, 20.3mm, 0o, 3rd officina, Siscia (Sisak, Croatia) mint, CRISPVS NOB CAESAR, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse PRINCIPIA IVVENTVTIS (in honor of the Prince of Youth), soldier standing right, wearing crested helmet and military garb, paludamentum (long military cloak) behind hanging from shoulders, inverted spear in right hand, resting left hand on grounded shield, ΓSIS in exergue ; scarce
 
On 1 March 317, Constantine and Licinius elevated their sons Crispus, Constantine II (still a baby) and Licinius II to Caesars. After this arrangement, Constantine ruled the dioceses Pannonia and Macedonia, and established his residence at Sirmium, from where he prepared a campaign against the Goths and Sarmatians.
Price SKU: RL89944
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