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Unique ID: SOM-FC6FB3

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326) dating to the period AD 324-325 (Reece period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse type depicting campgate with two towers and a star above. Minted at Trier. RIC VII, p. 205; nos. 450/451

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.7 mm
Width: 18.5 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16540

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: [FL IVL] CRISPVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Campgate with two towers and star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Kingsdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5026
Four figure Latitude: 51.03117701
Four figure longitude: -2.71439553
1:25K map: ST5026
1:10K map: ST52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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