COIN

Unique ID: NLM-32DEB4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of House of Constantine, commemorative issue of 330-340, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, cuirassed, with ?spear right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTAN [--]OPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow advancing left

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 2.21gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of House of Constantine
Inscription: obverse: CONSTAN [--]OPOLIS

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th October 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM15916

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: House of Constantine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, cuirassed, with ?spear right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN [--]OPOLIS
Reverse description: Victory on prow advancing left
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Nummus of House of Constantine from Roxby cum Risby

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Lincolnshire
District: North Lincolnshire
To be known as: High Risby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 4th January 2011
Updated: Thursday 10th February 2011

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