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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F104C4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (307-361) minted in Trier, c.330-340 AD. RIC VII, p.214, no.523ff

Notes:

No. 102

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.35 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: 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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins suckling
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: -//TR(S?)

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.214, no.523ff

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Goostrey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7770
Four figure Latitude: 53.22654
Four figure longitude: -2.345973
1:25K map: SJ7770
1:10K map: SJ77SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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