LEIC-B41B64: Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B41B64

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, Trier?, 330-340.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 365

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Left facing helmeted bust
Obverse inscription: [VRBSROMA]

Reverse description: wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: [T]RP?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Barkby Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6308
Four figure Latitude: 52.666063
Four figure longitude: -1.069872
1:25K map: SK6308
1:10K map: SK60NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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