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Unique ID: WILT-405A13

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A Roman copper alloy Constantinopolis nummus, measuring 17mm in diameter with some wear and chipping.

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Constantinople left
CO]NSTAN TINOPOLIS
Reverse: Victory on prow -/-//TR[ ]·

Mint: Trier, AD 330-1

Reference: RIC 530

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Diameter: 17 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th July 2010 - Thursday 30th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Algar - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 3528

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [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: House of Constantine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinople left
Obverse inscription: CO]NSTAN TINOPOLIS
Reverse description: Victory on prow
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -/-//TR[ ]·
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 530
A resized image of Roman coin : Nummus of the House of Constantine

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Pewsey

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]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 17th November 2010
Updated: Wednesday 24th August 2011

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