SF-11FE23: Roman nummus reverse. Constantine I 307-324.

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Unique ID: SF-11FE23

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Constantine I, c. AD 307-324. The obverse shows a left-facing clean-shaven bust wearing a laureate and holding what is possibly a sceptre in the hand to the left of the face. The obverse inscription reads: CONSTA TINVSAVG. The reverse shows an Altar inscribed VOTIS XX with a globe. The reverse inscription reads: BEATATRAN *** QVILLITAS. Mintmark: PTR.

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 307
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19.49 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference PKM 1

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Left-facing clean-shaven bust wearing a laureate. Holding what is possibly a sceptre in the hand to the left of the face.
Obverse inscription: CONSTA TINVSAVG

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOTIS XX with a globe.
Reverse inscription: BEATATRAN *** QVILLITAS

Reverse mint mark: PTR.

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: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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