NLM-9D34F1: Roman pierced Roman Nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: NLM-9D34F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A pierced copper alloy Roman Nummus of Constantine II, c. 318-324.The reverse is an altar inscribed VOTIS XX. The peroration is behind the bust on the obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 700
Period of reuse: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

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]
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[TINVS NOB C]

Reverse description: Altar with globe on top, inscribed with VOTIS XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Corringham

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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