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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-9F9820

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), issue of 324-325, Reece period 16

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTAN TINVSAVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right holding palm with captive right

Reverse inscription: ALAMANNIA DEVICTA

In exergue: STA (crescent), for Sirmium mint.

Diameter: 19mm, Weight: 2.65gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Nummus of Constantine I
Inscription: obverse: CONSTAN TINVSAVG reverse: ALAMANNIA DEVICTA

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 324
Date to: Circa AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 19 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM16512

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: Constantine I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Sirmium (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN TINVSAVG
Reverse description: Victory advancing right holding palm with captive right
Reverse inscription: ALAMANNIA DEVICTA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: In exergue: STA (crescent)
Status: Regular

A resized image of Nummus of Constantine I from Swinhope

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: West Lindsey
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Friday 11th March 2011
Updated: Friday 11th March 2011

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