SF-ECB2B6: Roman nummus reverse. House of Constantine 335-341.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-ECB2B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (possibly of Constantine II), c. AD 335-341. The obverse shows a clean-shaven, right facing bust wearing a diadem. The part of the coin which would have borne the inscription has worn away. The reverse shows two soldiers holding one standard between them. Again, the part of the coin which would have borne the inscription has worn away.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 12.18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd June 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Claire Costin
Identified by: Miss Claire Costin

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference PKM 35

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Clean-shaven, right facing bust wearing diadem.
Obverse inscription: Part of coin which would have borne inscription worn away.

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding one standard between them.
Reverse inscription: Part of coin which would have borne inscription worn away.

Reverse mint mark: Worn away.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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