CAM-E30C00: cam-e30c00 Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-E30C00

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.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 18.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
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 head right
Obverse inscription: IVL CRIS - PVS NOB C

Reverse description: VOT X in wreath
Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON crescent

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 291

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Covington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0671
Four figure Latitude: 52.326866
Four figure longitude: -0.446015
1:25K map: TL0671
1:10K map: TL07SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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