LEIC-AA80F3: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-AA80F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (330-335, Reece Period 17), CONSTANTINOPOLIS issue.  The coin is in good condition, is 17mm in diameter and weighs 1.72g.

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 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.72 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th November 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3052

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis facing left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow left

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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