DEV-FC5B3F: Roman coin: nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-FC5B3F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-326), dating to AD 323-324 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type, depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VOT/IS/ XX. RIC VII, pg. 114, no. 269.

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
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th September 2017 - Saturday 16th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andy Robinson
Identified by: Mr Andy Robinson
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NAD454

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 NOBIL C

Reverse description: globe on altar, inscribed VOT IS XX
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRA[N] QLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3115
Four figure Latitude: 51.83275768
Four figure longitude: -1.55152865
1:25K map: SP3115
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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