WMAS-555F52: Roman Coin: A nummus of Constantine I (obverse and reverse views).

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Unique ID: WMAS-555F52

Object type certainty: Certain
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A bronze nummus (AE1 - AE4) of Constantine I, 323 AD - 324 AD. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hereford Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 20.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Housley
Identified by: Ms Sarah Housley
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2004 - 78/49

Materials and construction

Primary material:
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head facing right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINIVS AVG

Reverse description: Laurel wreath enclosing 'VOT/X'.
Reverse inscription: [CAESARUM NO]STRO[R]VM

Die axis measurement: 12 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: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6424
Four figure Latitude: 51.913359
Four figure longitude: -2.524779
1:25K map: SO6424
1:10K map: SO62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hereford Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Bruun, P.M. 1966 The Roman Imperial Coinage: Vol 7. Constantine and Licinius AD 313-337 London Spink and Son Ltd 202 No. 434

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMAS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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