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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-400AFD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Crispus (AD 317-26), dating to the period AD 320-1 (Reece Period 16). The obverse bears a helmeted and cuirassed bust facing left, with the inscription CRISPUS [NOBIL C]. BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on an altar with three stars above. Probably the mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.390

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CRISPVS [NOBIL C]

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOTIS XX
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Hailey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3413
Four figure Latitude: 51.81460247
Four figure longitude: -1.5081897
1:25K map: SP3413
1:10K map: SP31SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 29 days ago

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