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COIN

Unique ID: BM-446D01

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326), dating to the period AD 318 (Reece period 16). Uncertain SOLI INVICTO reverse type. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 105, nos. 142-144. Only one quarter of the coin survives due to old breaks.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.54 mm
Weight: 0.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

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: Illegible
Obverse inscription: [...]RISPVS[...]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: SOLI I[...]

Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: Crescent -//PL[N]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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