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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-CBC772

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and corroded incomplete 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, 'GENIO POP ROM', uncertain mint (307-318 AD; Reece issue period 15). The coin has only retained the central section, with the space around the bust/Genius broken off.

Notes:

As this coin has been examined in person by the PAS Finds Advisor no image has been made of it.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 307
Date to: AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 13.1 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.93 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2661

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 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Bust laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: ...NVS...

Reverse description: Genius standing facing, holding corn measure and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [GEN]IO [POP ROM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6432
Four figure Latitude: 51.083757
Four figure longitude: -1.087674
1:25K map: SU6432
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour 2009
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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