IOW-F44627: Nummus of Constantine I. RIC 523 (330-31).

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-F44627

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Nummus of Constantine I. RIC 523 (330-31).


Three other corroded and unidentifiable Roman coins were found within a 20m radius of the the find-spot of this coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Malcolm Lyne
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2005-153-3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and helmeted bust left wearing imperial cloak with reversed spear
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow with spear and shield

Reverse mint mark: -/-//TRS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Calbourne Parish

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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