WILT-7AC851: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-7AC851

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman nummus of Constantine I, 18-19mm in diameter, with slight wear. Reverse: Victory advancing right, holding trophy and branch, spurning captive on ground. Mint: Lyons Date: 323-4 Ref: RIC 214

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 323
Date to: AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right, holding trophy and branch, spurning captive on ground
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Reverse mint mark: C/-//•PLG crescent

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1880
Four figure Latitude: 51.518637
Four figure longitude: -1.741976
1:25K map: SU1880
1:10K map: SU18SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: WILT
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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