SF-C2D651: Roman Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-C2D651

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, c. 307-317 AD. Reverse: GENIO-POP ROM, Genius standing left holdin patera and cornucopiae. Similar to RIC 7, no. 85, possibly a contemporary copy.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.38 g
Diameter: 23.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 7

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CONSTANTINVS P AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//PLN

Coin references

  • RIC : 7 no. 85

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Fressingfield

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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