WMID-D620B7: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-D620B7

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus from the House of Constantine dating to AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting a Victory on the prow of a boat with sceptre and shield. Mint unknown.

Subsequent actions

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
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

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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: Helmeted bust facing left with robe and holding staff
Obverse inscription: CON[STANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory on the prow of a boat with sceptre and shield
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Bidford-on-Avon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1150
Four figure Latitude: 52.1481791
Four figure longitude: -1.84065755
1:25K map: SP1150
1:10K map: SP15SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 6 months ago

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