YORYM-56EAE8: Roman coin : Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-56EAE8

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, VOT X in wreath. 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: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 20.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing VOT / X
Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON crescent

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 292

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wheldrake

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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