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Crispus

Flavius Julius Crispus
Caesar (AD 316-326)

Bastard son of Constantine and an early concubine known as Minervina. He was elevated to Caesar by his father in AD 316 and during the civil war proved to be an able naval commander. In 326, however, his father suddenly ordered his arrest and execution, which was shortly followed by that of his step mother Fausta, in circumstances that were never fully understood


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Crispus

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Coins of Crispus currently available

Crispus
Bronze AE3 issued AD 322.
Obv: IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right, carrying spear and shield.
Rev: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, Altar inscribed VOTIS XX surmounted by globe (STR· in ex.).
Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   AUD $160.00