YORYM-F22872: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine  I

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Unique ID: YORYM-F22872

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Copper alloy nummus fo Constantine I, VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, London, AD 319. RIC, VII, p106, no. 154.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: 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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirass bust left
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Two winged Victories holding wreath inscribed VOT//PR over altar

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: PLN

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p106, no. 154

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

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: 8 years ago

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