NARC-4207B4: Roman coin: copper alloy nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-4207B4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Roman coin: copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326), dating to AD 324-5 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, 'Camp gate' reverse. RIC VII, p. 116, no. 295.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd August 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Camp-gate with two turrets; above, star
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 116, no. 295

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston Underwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8650
Four figure Latitude: 52.141609
Four figure longitude: -0.744738
1:25K map: SP8650
1:10K map: SP85SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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