ESS-68C394: ESS-68C394 Roman coin: nummus of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-68C394

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine, AD 307 (Reece Period 15). Reverse type GENIO POP ROM. Minted in Trier. RIC VI, p. 212, no. 719b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.99 g
Diameter: 26.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th March 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6136

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL VAL CON[STA]NTINVS NOB C

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: S A//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p212 no 716b

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
Parish or ward: Lavenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9151
Four figure Latitude: 52.124302
Four figure longitude: 0.788714
1:25K map: TL9151
1:10K map: TL95SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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