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ERIC Table of Contents


Title Page

Introduction

About Roman Coins

Denominations

Coins of Other Ancient Cultures

Identifying Roman Coins

How To Use This Book

Mintmarks

Mint Map

Pricing And Grading

Bibliography

Reference Catalogs Cited

Coin Terms Used

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Index of Rulers

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AUGUSTUS
LIVA
AGRIPPA
NERO CLAUDIUS DRUSUS
GERMANICUS
AGRIPPINA I
TIBERIUS
DRUSUS
ANTONIA
CALIGULA
CLAUDIUS I
BRITANNICUS
AGRIPPINA II
NERO
GALBA
CLODIUS MACER
OTHO
VITELLIUS
VESPASIAN
DOMITILLA
TITUS
DOMITIAN
DOMITIA
JULIA TITI
NERVA
TRAJAN
PLOTINA
MARCIANA
MATIDIA
HADRIAN
SABINA
AELIUS
ANTONINUS PIUS
FAUSTINA I
MARCUS AURELIUS
FAUSTINA II
LUCIUS VERUS
LUCILLA
COMMODUS
CRISPINA
PERTINAX
DIDIUS JULIANUS
MANLIA SCANTILLA
DIDIA CLARA
PESCENNIUS NIGER
CLODIUS ALBINUS
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
JULIA DOMNA
CARACALLA
PLAUTILLA
GETA
MACRINUS
DIADUMENIAN
ELAGABALUS
JULIA MAESA
JULIA SOAEMIAS
JULIA PAULA
AQUILIA SEVERA
ANNIA FAUSTINA
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
JULIA MAMAEA
ORBIANA
MAXIMINUS I
PAULINA
MAXIMUS
GORDIAN I
GORDIAN II
BALBINUS
PUPIENUS
GORDIAN III
TRANQUILLINA
PHILIP I
OTACILIA SEVERA
PHILIP II
PACATIAN
JOTAPIAN
TRAJAN DECIUS
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA
HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS
HOSTILIAN
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
VOLUSIAN
AEMILIAN
CORNELIA SUPERA
SILBANNACUS
URANIUS ANTONINUS
VALERIAN I
MARINIANA
VALERIAN II
GALLIENUS
SALONINA
SALONINUS
REGALIANUS
DRYANTILLA
POSTUMUS
LAELIANUS
MARIUS
VICTORINUS
DOMITIAN II
TETRICUS I
TETRICUS II
QUIETUS
MACRIANUS
CLAUDIUS II
QUINTILLUS
AURELIAN
SEVERINA
ZENOBIA
VABALATHUS
TACITUS
FLORIAN
PROBUS
SATURNINUS
CARUS
CARINUS
MAGNIA URBICA
NIGRIAN
NUMERIAN
JULIAN I
DIOCLETIAN
MAXIMIAN
CARAUSIUS
ALLECTUS
DOMITIUS DOMITIANUS
CONSTANTIUS I
THEODORA
GALERIUS
GALERIA VALERIA
SEVERUS II
MAXENTIUS
ROMULUS
CONSTANTINE I
HELENA
FAUSTA
ALEXANDER
LICINIUS I
CONSTANTIA
MAXIMINUS II
LICINIUS II
CRISPUS
VALERIUS VALENS
MARTINIAN
CONSTANTINE II
DELMATIUS
HANNIBALLIANUS
CONSTANS
CONSTANTIUS II
MAGNENTIUS
DECENTIUS
NEPOTIAN
VETRANO
CONSTANTIUS GALLUS
JULIAN II
JOVIAN
VALENTINIAN I
VALENS
PROCOPIUS
GRATIAN
VALENTINIAN II
THEODOSIUS I
AELIA FLACCILLA
MAGNUS MAXIMINUS
FLAVIUS VICTOR
EUGENIUS
HONORIUS
CONSTANTINE III
CONSTANS II
MAXIMINUS
PRISCUS ATTALUS
JOVINUS
SABASTIANUS
CONSTANTIUS III
GALLA PLACIDIA
JOHANNES
VALENTINIAN III
LICINIA EUDOXIA
HONORIA
PETRONIUS MAXIMINUS
AVITUS
MAJORIAN
LIBIUS SEVERUS
ANTHEMIUS
EUPHEMIA
ANICIUS OLYBRIUS
GLYCERIUS
JULIUS NEPOS
ROMULUS AUGUSTUS
ARCADIUS
EUDOXIA
PULCHERIA
THEODOSIUS II
EUDOCIA
MARCIAN
LEO I
VERINA
LEO II
ZENO
ARIADNE
BASILISCUS
ZENONIS
LEONTIUS I
ANASTASIUS I
ANONYMOUS COINAGE

ERIC The Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins
by Rasiel Suarez


Crispina 

? Ė d.183 

The wife of Commodus, upon discovering Crispina had been unfaithful to him he had her exiled to an island and executed some time afterwards. 
 
 
Itís easier to find a bronze Sestertius or Dupondius of Crispina than it is a Denarius which is atypical of second century Roman imperial coinage. Itís unlikely that this was any sort of intentional design apart from an administrative oddity. While the abundance of total coins of Crispina and Lucilla are far less than the Faustinas of the previous generation the Denarii are not hard to find and often can be found in pristine condition. 
 
Due to the wide range of conditions available in bronze itís hard to give any sort of meaningful price range but a $100 should buy a fairly nice Crispina bronze or, for that matter, a Denarius too.  

Busts: 

1) Draped bust left 
2) Draped bust right 

 

Obverses: 

 
1) CRISPINA AVG 
2) CRISPINA AVG IMP COMMODI AVG 

 

Reverses: 

 
1) CERES 
8) IVNO 
11) LAETITIA 
12) PVDICITIA 
14) SALVS 
15) VENVS 

 

Types: 

 
1) Altar 
2) Ceres seated left, holding grain ears and torch. 
3) Ceres standing left, holding grain ears and torch. 
4) Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopia
5) Concordia seated left, holding patera and two cornucopiae
6) Concordia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia 
7) Diana standing right, holding torch with both hands
8) Hands, in handshake. 
9) Hilaritas standing left, holding palm and cornucopia
10) Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter
11) Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter; peacock to lower left. 
12) Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and rudder on globe. 
13) Pudicitia seated left, touching chest 
14) Pudicitia standing left, pulling veil. 
15) Roma seated left, holding Victory and spear. 
16) Salus seated left, feeding snake on altar
17) Venus seated left, holding Minerva 
18) Venus seated left, holding Minerva and scepter
19) Venus seated left, holding Victory and scepter; dove under chair. 
20) Venus standing left, holding apple and pulling dress from shoulder. 
21) Venus standing left, holding apple and scepter
22) Venus standing right, facing away, leaning on column, holding helmet and scepter

 

Mint: 

 
1) Roma 

 
 
AU Aureus Reference(s) 
 
1)  B2 O3 R16 T18 RIC 287 (Commodus

 
 
 
2) B2 O1 R05 T01 RIC 281 (Commodus), C 15 
3) B2 O3 R01 T03 RIC 276 (Commodus), C 1 
4) B2 O3 R02 T06 RIC 278 (Commodus), C 5 
5) B2 O3 R02 T08 RIC 279 (Commodus), C 8 
6) B2 O3 R07 T09 RIC 282 (Commodus), S 6000 
7) B2 O3 R08 T11 RIC 283 (Commodus), C 21 
8) B2 O3 R15 T20 RIC 286a (Commodus), S 6002, C 35 
9) B2 O3 R16 T18 

 
 
 
10) B2 O2 R14 T16 RIC 672 (Commodus) C 32 
11) B2 O3 R02 T04 RIC 665 (Commodus), C 6 
12) B2 O3 R07 T09 RIC 678 (Commodus), C 20 
13) B2 O3 R11 T12 RIC 669 (Commodus), C 27 
14) B2 O3 R12 T13 RIC 670 (Commodus), C 30 
15) B2 O3 R16 T18 RIC 673 (Commodus), S 1690, C 40 

 
 
AE As 
 
16) B2 O3 R11 T12 RIC 683 (Commodus
17) B2 O3 T09 T10 RIC 680 (Commodus

 

Crispina Busts 

Crispina Types