HESH-2AB637: Roman coin: nummus House of Constantine

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Unique ID: HESH-2AB637

Object type certainty: Certain
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Much corroded and worn copper alloy coin, probably a nummus of House of Constantine 330-335. Reverse type - probably two soldiers two standards


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.69 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Lost through abrasion, probably Diadem crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: Lost

Reverse description: very worn, but two standards can be seen at centre of coin, all other detail lost
Reverse inscription: Lost

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Radnor

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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