SF-710B85: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-710B85

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine. Reverse: Victory on a prow, 330-340 AD

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.57 g
Diameter: 15.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. PSW Field 1-Corner Field 001

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLI

Reverse description: Victory on a prow

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//.PLG

Coin references

  • LRBC : 1 191

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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Audit data

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

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