HESH-BE92E3: Roman Coin: Nummus of Crispus

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Unique ID: HESH-BE92E3

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Copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326) - there is no mintmark but this coin dates between AD 321 - 323. Reverse Type: BEATA TRANQUILLITAS - Globe on Altar - altar inscribed VOTIS XX

Reece Period:16

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Entry Form: HFDMG 2743

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: Helmeted and curiassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS [NO]B CAE[SS]

Reverse description: Globe on altar, altar inscribed VOTIS XX on three lines
Reverse inscription: [BEA]TA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: none
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Linton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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