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Unique ID: BH-B38FA1

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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II or Constans; VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse, minted AD 347-348. Measures 16.8mm in diameter, 1mm thick and weighs 1.3g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/21 - 25

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: Incomplete [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: (Laureate/diademed) bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: Two Victories facing each other, each holding a wreath.
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN]
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: (D) //[ ]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: nummus of Constantius II or Constans

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: Baldock

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]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 22nd September 2011
Updated: Tuesday 25th October 2011

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