HESH-CC38E4: Roman Coin: Numus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-CC38E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Nummus of the House of Constantine - Constantinopolis type - probably dating to the 330-335 AD. Mint Trier

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: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.64 g
Diameter: 14.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed best of Constantinopolis
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Winged Victory on the prow of a ship with sceptre and shield. The symbol of new Constantinople (new Rome)
Reverse inscription: (in ex:) TRP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4947
Four figure Latitude: 52.11895187
Four figure longitude: -2.74626693
1:25K map: SO4947
1:10K map: SO44NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Hill, P.V. 1960 Late Roman Bronze Coinage London Spink and Son Ltd 5 52
Reece, R. and James, S. 1986 Identifying Roman Coins Seaby 34-35 95-96

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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