WILT-CE2B82: Roman coin : Nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-CE2B82

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26), measuring 15-17mm in diameter with a die axis of 12. The coin is very worn and has a major loss of reverse surface.

Obverse: Laureate bust right
CRISPVS NOB C[
Reverse: Wreath containing VOT / ?
CAE[SARVM NOSTR]ORVM

Date: AD 323-4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th February 2011 - Monday 11th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 3624

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Crispus
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOB C[

Reverse description: Wreath containing VOT / ?
Reverse inscription: CAE[SARVM NOSTR]ORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Rockbourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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