ESS-D68987: ESS-D68987 Roman coin, nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-D68987

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A nummus of Crispus dating to the period AD 323 to 324. BEAT TRANQLITAS reverse type. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 114, no. 278.

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Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester OEF 6815

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, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOBIL C

Reverse description: Altar surmounted by globe
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRANQLITAS

Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Much Hadham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4417
Four figure Latitude: 51.833056
Four figure longitude: 0.088458
1:25K map: TL4417
1:10K map: TL41NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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