DUR-63EA03: DUR-63EA03

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Unique ID: DUR-63EA03

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II (323-61), minted 347-8.

Reverse type- 2 Victories holding wreaths: VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN

Finders ref- Bag 5 no.9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 15.21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bag5 no.9

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Diadem, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: 2 Victories standing holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: G// ?
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Collingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8358
Four figure Latitude: 53.112737
Four figure longitude: -0.761462
1:25K map: SK8358
1:10K map: SK85NW
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: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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