LEIC-B2FB33: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B2FB33

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantius II or Constans, Trier mint.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 341
Date to: AD 346

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Not readable

Reverse description: Two victories facing each other with two wreaths, M inbetween
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAEDDAVGGQNN]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: M/TRP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Kirby Bellars (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7117
Four figure Latitude: 52.74596864
Four figure longitude: -0.94965856
1:25K map: SK7117
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Hill, P.V. 1960 Late Roman Bronze Coinage London Spink and Son Ltd 137-138

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Audit data

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

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