NLM-7ABA71: Roman Nummus of Constans

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Unique ID: NLM-7ABA71

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans, c. AD 337-350, minted at Arles, c. 347-8. The reverse has two victories.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: The Collection, Lincoln
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 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: NLM13202

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two victories
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: MA ligatured//[]

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII, p.209, No.82

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Owmby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: The Collection, Lincoln
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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