SUSS-0F2013: Roman coin: nummus of Helena

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-0F2013

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Helena, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE (Securitas standing left, lowering branch with left hand, raising robe with right hand) reverse, minted in Lyon, 324-325 AD, RIC Vol VII p.137 234

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 324
Date to: AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Helena
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lyon (Lugdunum)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: FL HELENA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Securitas standing left, lowering branch with left hand, raising robe with right hand
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PL(G)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Near Goring by Sea

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: Thursday 24th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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