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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AFF4A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326) dating to AD 321 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILITAS reverse type depicting a globe set on an altar inscribed with VO/TIS/XX in three lines; above, three stars. Mint of Lyon. RIC VII, p. 131, no. 133.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22466

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing right.
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOB [CAES]

Reverse description: Globe set on an altar inscribed with VO/TIS/XX in three lines; above, three stars
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TR]ANQVILLI[TAS]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: C/R//[P]LG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

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

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
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