PUBLIC-8574ED: Roman coin : nummus of Crispus, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS (obverse)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8574ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26), dating to AD 320-1 (Reece Period 16), BEATA TRA - NQVILLITAS, globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Mint of London, P A // PLON. RIC VII, p. 110 no. 211. H. Cloke and L. Toone, The London Mint of Constantius and Constantine (Spink, 2015), p. 264, no. 9.04.017. Dated according to Cloke and Toone.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Swan
Identified by: Mr David Swan
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Reference: Bag C, no. 134

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 right.
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS-NOBIL C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines, above three stars.
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRA-NQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: P A//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 110, no. 211

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Aldenham region

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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