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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-86326F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans (AD 333-350), possibly a contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths. Prototype of the mint of Trier. cf. LRBC , p. 6, no. 140.

Diameter: 15.64mm, Weight: 1.50g

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 15.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th October 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [D] N CONSTAN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: Leaf//TR(S)
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • LRBC : cf. p. 6, no. 140

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
To be known as: GF001B

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while metal detecting
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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