ESS-5A9EE7: Copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-5A9EE7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), CAESARVM NOSTRORVM, wreath enclosing VOT X. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, no. 292.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.71 g
Diameter: 18.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Caroline McDonald
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 4439

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Wreath with VOT X
Reverse inscription: CAESARVMNOSTRORVM

Reverse mint mark: PLON

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 292

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: Colchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Built over

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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