ESS-7AFCC2: ESS-7AFCC2 Roman coin: nummus of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-7AFCC2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), SARMATIA DEVICTA, Victory advancing right. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, no. 289.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 20.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th November 2009

Rally details.

This object was found at Lower Hacheston Day Out 2010

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6137

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust, right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right, holding trophy and branch, trampling captive
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p 115 no 289

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
Parish or ward: Hacheston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3156
Four figure Latitude: 52.153926
Four figure longitude: 1.375426
1:25K map: TM3156
1:10K map: TM35NW
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
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: About one year ago

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