BH-C96C53: Roman coin: Nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-C96C53

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A relatively unworn copper-alloy Nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26), dating to AD 320-1 (Reece Period 16), BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 111, no. 230. H Cloke and L Toone, The London Mint of Constantius and Constantine I (Spink 2015), p. 260, no. 9.03.015.Dated according to Cloke and Toone. Measures 18.7mm in diameter, 1.8mm thick and weighs 2.79g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 320
Date to: AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th April 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 08/32 - 2

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: Helmeted, cuirassed bust left.
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS - NOBIL C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN-[Q]VILLITAS

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 111, no. 230

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Much Hadham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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