NLM-AA2101: Nummus of Constantius II from Scawby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-AA2101

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Constantine II (317-340), issue of 330-335. Constantinople or Arles Mint, Reece Period 17.

Obverse description: Diademed bust right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers two standards. Star between standards.

Reverse inscription in exergue: CONST

Cliff Reeves kindly examined this coin, his findings have been amended by MF.

Diameter: 18.48mm, Weight: 2.29gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Nummus of Constantine I

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 18.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th April 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM14478

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 II
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers two standards.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: CONST; also Star between standards
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Scawby

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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