LEIC-692180: Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-692180

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Late Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans, 13mm in diameter, 1mm thick and weighing 0.72 grams.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 337
Date to: AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th June 2007

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse description: two victories facing each other, holding two wreaths leaf motif in between?
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAEDDAVGGQNN]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: [T]RP

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7624
Four figure Latitude: 52.808204
Four figure longitude: -0.873982
1:25K map: SK7624
1:10K map: SK72SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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