SOM-BC7B11: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-BC7B11

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, Star in wreath reverse, mint of Constantinople, 343-8. LRBC no. 1067 (1960, p. 25).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 343
Date to: Ante AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Constantinople
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped and laureate bust, left
Obverse inscription: POP ROMANVS

Reverse description: Star in wreath
Reverse inscription: N/A

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: CONSA
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : Part I p. 25, no. 1067

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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