NARC-49CE96: Roman coin, a nummus of House of Constantine (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-49CE96

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of House of Constantine, Constantinopolis issue of 330 to 335.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantinopolis facing left.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory on a prow with sceptre and shield.
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Harpole (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6859
Four figure Latitude: 52.225016
Four figure longitude: -1.005913
1:25K map: SP6859
1:10K map: SP65NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Friday 11th November 2005
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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