BUC-50ABB3: Roman Bronze Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-50ABB3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335. CONSTANTINOPOLIS type. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by Finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 16.85 mm
Thickness: 1.78 mm
Weight: 2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Manning
Identified by: Mr Paul Manning
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow

Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: -/-//[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Tilbrook

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Paul & Kathleen Manning on invited dig 3C
Current location: Retained by Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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