BH-30CC8C: Roman coin: nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-30CC8C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26), dating to AD 321-3 (Reece Period 16), BEAT TRANQLITAS, globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Mint of London, - // PLON. RIC VII, p. 114, no. 275; H. Cloke and L. Toone, The London Mint of Constantius and Constantine (Spink, 2015), p. 268, no. 9.05.025. Dated according to Cloke and Toone.

Diameter: 19.6mm; thickness: 1.5mm. Weight: 2.19g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/45 - 26

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: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left.
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOB[IL C]

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed 'VOT/IS/XX', three stars above.
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRA-NQ[LITAS]

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 114, no. 275

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: St. Ippolyts

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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