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BH-D24C9B: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D24C9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361) dating to the period AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). [V]ICTOR[IAE DD AVGGQ] N[N] reverse type depicting two Victories holding wreaths standing facing each other. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

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: 2.28 g
Diameter: 17.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th February 2015 - Wednesday 25th February 2015

Personal details

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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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding wreaths standing facing each other
Reverse inscription: [V]ICTOR[IAE DD AVGGQ] N[N]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: PT[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1027
Four figure Latitude: 51.93065334
Four figure longitude: -0.40155844
1:25K map: TL1027
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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