WILT-713B54: Roman Coin: Nummus of Crispus (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-713B54

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Crispus, dating to the period AD 322-323 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed with VO / TIS / XX, three stars above.

Sear 3815.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 322
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Bould
Identified by: Mr Graham Bould

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VO / TIS / XX, three stars above
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Hill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 23 days ago

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