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Roman Empire

Ruler: Crispus Caesar
Reigned: 317 - 326 AD
Denomination: Billon Cententionalis
Mint: London
Date of Issue: 323-4 AD
Obverse: Laureate bust right. "IVL . CRISPUS . NOB . C"
Reverse: Laurel wreath around "VOT. X" in two lines. "CAESARVM NOSTRORVM"
Mint marks:
Reference: RIC VII 291, RCVM 23341
Weight: 3.5 gms
Nominal Weight: 3.2 gms
Diameter: 19.9 mm
Comment: From the Durrington Hoard
In 1993 a detectorist discovered two hoards of bronze coins on land in Durrington in Wiltshire. The first was hidden in a cloth sack around 318 A.D. and the second in a pot around 328 A.D. The majority of the pieces were from London and Trier.

CRISPUS (Gaius Flavius Julius)

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