NLM-FA8B07: Roman Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-FA8B07

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman Nummus of Constantine II as Caesar, c. 332. The mint is possibly Lyons. The reverse has two soldiers and two standards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 332

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM12638

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ...VS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers and two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//crescent + dot

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.138, c.f. 254

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kirton In Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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