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Unique ID: SF-C69803

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A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II, c.321-323 AD. Reverse: Illegible legend, Globe on an altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX, three stars above?

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 321
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.04 g
Diameter: 16.89 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

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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 II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, victory on globe in right hand, uncertain object in left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C
Reverse description: Globe on an altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX, three stars above?
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: []//[]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Suffolk Coastal
To be known as: Hemley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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