NARC-8F2D1C: NARC-8F2D1C : Nummus : Crispus

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Unique ID: NARC-8F2D1C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of Crispus dating to the period (322-323). Reece Period 16. BEATA TRANQVILITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX. London mint.

Diameter: 19.41mm, Thickness: 2.00mm, Weight: 2.5g

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan

RIC vol. 7 no. 250.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.41 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

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: Bust laureate cuirassed with shield and spear left
Obverse inscription: [CRISP/VS]NOBILC

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX
Reverse inscription: [BEATATR]AN/QVILITAS

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: [PL]ON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barkway (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3735
Four figure Latitude: 51.99655185
Four figure longitude: -0.00591124
1:25K map: TL3735
1:10K map: TL33NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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