NMGW-7D8B32: Crispus Caesar nummus, 317-326AD.

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Unique ID: NMGW-7D8B32

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Crispus as Caesar (317-326AD) nummus dating to c. 320-321 AD. It was struck in London bearing the -//PLON mintmark. It is also inscribed VIRTVS EXERCIT and weighs 2.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ruth Battye
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2005.67.4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Crispus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Fourth Century reverse type: VIRT EXERC
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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