HAMP-FB4361: Roman coin: Nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-FB4361

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly corroded 4th-century Roman copper-alloy nummus of Crispus, 'CAESARUM NOSTRORUM', uncertain mint (318-324 AD; Reece issue period 17)

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 318
Date to: AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.1 mm
Width: 17.9 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.29 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2661

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]
Obverse description: Bust laureate and ?draped facing right
Obverse inscription: IVL CRISPUS N[OB CAE]S

Reverse description: Votive wreath inscribed 'VOT'
Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: None?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Hursley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4424
Four figure Latitude: 51.013703
Four figure longitude: -1.374153
1:25K map: SU4424
1:10K map: SU42SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour 2009
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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