BH-2C0043: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-2C0043

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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337); D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG reverse type; minted at Arles, AD 321; RIC no. 239. The coin is in good condition, with little wear or corrosion. It measures 18.1mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 2g.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/49 - 15

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing 'VOT/XX'.
Reverse inscription: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//P crescent and star A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Newton Bromswold

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
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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