BH-9730C4: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-9730C4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337); VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP reverse; minted at London, AD 319; RIC Vol. VII, p. 106, no. 154. The coin is slightly worn and corroded. It measures 16.5mm in diameter, 2.2mm thick and weighs 2.62g.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th March 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 10/43 - 22

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] C[ONS]TAN-TINVS (M)[AX AVG]

Reverse description: Two Victories facing each other, holding a shield inscribed ‘VOT/PR’ over an altar.
Reverse inscription: (VICTOR)[IAE LAETAE] (PR)INC PE(RP)

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: - //PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 106, no. 154

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Much Hadham

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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