Record Details

NHER Number:10662
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman coin of emperor Crispus

Summary

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

Location

Parish:GILLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
STOCKTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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.
See (S1).
Slightly variant obverse legend.
T. Clough (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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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