LEIC-EC5B02: Roman copper alloy coin

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Unique ID: LEIC-EC5B02

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Roman copper alloy nummus- constantinopolis issue, 18mm in diameter, 1.5mm thick and weighing 1.93 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1512

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: left facing helemeted bust
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Winged Victory with shield and spear on prow of boat
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: TRP.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7016
Four figure Latitude: 52.73711076
Four figure longitude: -0.9646827
1:25K map: SK7016
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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