SOM-55CAFA: Roman coin: nummus of Crispus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-55CAFA

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Roman copper alloy nummus of Crispus dating to AD 322 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting an altar inscribed VOTIS XX with a globe on the top and three stars above. Mint of Trier. RIC VII p. 194 Trier no. 348.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 322
Date to: Exactly AD 322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 7th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017844

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing left holding shield and forward pointing spear
Obverse inscription: [... CRI]SPVS NOB CAE[S]

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOT/IS / XX with a globe on the top
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN[QVILLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Sherborne CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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