WMAS-58B183: Roman Coin. A nummus of Constantine I(obverse and reverse views).

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COIN

Unique ID: WMAS-58B183

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Constantine I, struck between 330AD - 331AD. Minted in Trier (Germany).

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sarah Housley
Identified by: Ms Sarah Housley
Secondary identifier: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 2004-78/53

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, helemeted and cuirassed bust, facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories facing one another holding a shield inscribed VOT/PR on an alter. Alter has a star on the front.
Reverse inscription: [VI]CTORIAE LAET[A]E [PRINC P]ERP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: STAR/[ ]TR
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

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Audit data

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

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