NARC-33ACE3: Roman coin, a nummus of Constantine II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-33ACE3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II, Virtus Caess issue, minted in Arles in 327. R.I.C. number 315.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 329

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd 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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor laureate, draped and cuirassed facing left.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Gateway with wide open doors, four turrets with star above.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS CAESS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: SF in field ARL T in exergue

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6163
Four figure Latitude: 52.261791
Four figure longitude: -1.107656
1:25K map: SP6163
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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