WMID-06F440: The obverse of a complete struck/ hammered copper alloy nummus of Crispus, minted at Lugdunum (Lyons. France) between AD 317-326 as Caesar.

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-06F440

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Crispus dating to the period AD 324-326 (Reece period 16), 'PROVIDENTIAE CAESS' Camp gate reverse, Lyons mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th January 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Caroline Johnson
Identified by: Ms Caroline Johnson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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 facing right with a draped and cuirass bust.
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Camp-gate surmounted by two turrets with star above.
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: PLG

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
To be known as: Ilam

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Thursday 10th March 2005
Updated: Friday 7th December 2012

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