NCL-D720B2: NCL-D720B2: Roman coin: nummus of Crispus

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Unique ID: NCL-D720B2

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A nummus of Crispus (Reece period 16), VIRT EXERC reverse depicting a plan of a Roman camp with Sol in the middle, minted in Thessalonica and dating to 319.

As RIC VII, p507, no 69, but note a different mintmark: TSE.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 319
Date to: Circa AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.92 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2013 - Wednesday 17th April 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

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: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate bust right, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: DN FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: plan of Roman camp, Sol standing in the middle, raising his right hand, holding a globe in the left hand, chlamys across the left shoulder
Reverse inscription: VIRT EXERC

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRT EXERC
Reverse mint mark: TSE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fangfoss (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7652
Four figure Latitude: 53.958515
Four figure longitude: -0.843221
1:25K map: SE7652
1:10K map: SE75SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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