|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Roman coin of emperor Crispus|
In 1971 a Roman coin of the emperor Crispus, made between AD 317 and 326, was found beside the main Beccles to Norwich road.
Images - none
|Parish:||GILLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
|STOCKTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1971. Found by side of main Beccles to Norwich road (A146) between Black Boy Inn (392 936) and RAC box (404 923).
AE3 (copper alloy coin) of Crispus (AD 317 to 326).
Obverse depicts a bust left, and is inscribed CRISPV-S NOBIL.C. (difficult to read, but seems to be this variant legend).
Reverse depicts a globe on altar, and is inscribed BEAT.TRA ***NQLITAS/VOT/IS/XX ?? PLON.
Slightly variant obverse legend.
T. Clough (NCM).
- FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Stockton. |
|<S1>||Serial: Roman Imperial Coinage.. Vol VI, p 136, no 209c. VII, 114, No. 275. |
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