IOW-583F30: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: IOW-583F30

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (307-37); [VICTORIAE LEATAE PRINC PERP or similar]; (two Victories holding wreath - not easily discernible); Mint unclear, 318-20.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: AD 318
Date to: AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th November 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2008-2-251

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust r.
Obverse inscription: ...CONSTANTINVS...

Reverse description: (two Victories holding wreath - not easily discernible)
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LEATAE PRINC PERP or similar]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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