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Copper alloy nummus of Helena, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE (Securitas standing left, lowering branch with left hand, raising robe with right hand) reverse, minted in Lyon, 324-325 AD, RIC Vol VII p.137 234

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 324
Date to: AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Helena [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Lyon (Lugdunum) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: FL HELENA AVGVSTA
Reverse description: Securitas standing left, lowering branch with left hand, raising robe with right hand
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -/-//PL(G)

A resized image of Roman coin: nummus of Helena

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: West Sussex
District: Arun
To be known as: Near Goring by Sea

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

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Created: Thursday 24th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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