WMAS-4F3808: Roman coin: A nummus of Crispus (obverse and reverse view).

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COIN

Unique ID: WMAS-4F3808

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, VOT X in wreath. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, no. 291.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323
Date to: Exactly AD 324
Period of reuse: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sarah Housley
Identified by: Ms Sarah Housley
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2004 - 78/51

Materials and construction

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: Laureate (head) right
Obverse inscription: [IVL] CRIS - P[VS] NOB C

Reverse description: Laurel wreath enclosing VOT/X in two lines.
Reverse inscription: CA [ESARVM NOSTRORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON Crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 291

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6424
Four figure Latitude: 51.913359
Four figure longitude: -2.524779
1:25K map: SO6424
1:10K map: SO62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMAS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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