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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7C0DE3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman fractional (half) nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 310-311 (Reece Period 15). MARTI CONSERV reverse type, depicting Mars in military dress with spear and shield. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 227, nos. 896-897.

Notes:

MARTI CONSERV half

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 17.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st August 2008

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: []CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing right holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: MARTI [C]ONSERV

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERV
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 227, nos. 896-897

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Barking

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

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