LIN-959886: Roman Coin : Nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-959886

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26) ,dating to the period AD 323-324 (Reece Period 16). CAESARVM NOSTRORVM reverse type depicting wreath enclosing VOT/X. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, no.291. This coin has the obverse legend break IVL CRISP - VS NOB C.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.54 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 head right.
Obverse inscription: IVL CRISP-VS NOB C

Reverse description: Laurel wreath enclosing VOT / X
Reverse inscription: CAES[ARVM NOST]RORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 291

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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