HESH-CCAA67: Roman Coin: Numus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: HESH-CCAA67

Object type certainty: Certain
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Nummus of Constantine I. The flan of the coin is an irregular oval shaped lozenge in plan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Ante AD 310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 4.36 g
Diameter: 25.3 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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped and cuirassed bust facing right with possible laureate or diadem crown
Obverse inscription: IMP CO[NSTANT]INVS PF AV[G]

Reverse description: Standing figure holding a spear (right) and possibly net or flail (left)
Reverse inscription: {...}IVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

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
Grid reference source: From finder
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
Reece, R. and James, S. 1986 Identifying Roman Coins Seaby 32-33

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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