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COIN

Unique ID: SF-581027

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans, 347-8AD. Reverse: Two victories holding wreaths, facing each other.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 14.9 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 Andy Woods - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Andy Woods - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

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: Diademed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [ ]-SPF AVG
Reverse description: Two victories holding wreaths, facing one another.
Reverse inscription: [ ]D[ ]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: [ ]//[ ]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: St. Edmundsbury
To be known as: Near Bury St. Edmunds

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]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 13th April 2011
Updated: Wednesday 13th April 2011

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