PAS-4CE9A1: A nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-4CE9A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), SARMATIA DEVICTA, Victory advancing right. Probably Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, cf. no. 289.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by the finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th August 2007 - Saturday 18th August 2007

Rally details.

This object was found at Water Newton I

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Daniel Pett
Identified by: Mr Daniel Pett
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 340

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN - TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing to the right, holding trophy and branch, trampling captive
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: - // (PLON crescent)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, cf. no. 189

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Water Newton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found at the Water Newton rally
Current location: Retained by the finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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