A nummus of the type that weighed 1/96 of a pound. Made in AD 317-324 in Lyon, it is one of the earlier nummi from the Seaton Down hoard. The coin shows two bound captives and celebrates the military victory over the Emperors enemies. The coin was issued in the name of Crispus, one of Constantine I’s sons and a fine military strategist.
This object is on display at RAMM in the Making History gallery.