DEV-B60815: DEV-B60815 Roman coin Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-B60815

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a nummus of the emperor Constans (337 - 350). The coin dates to 347 - 348, Trier mint.

Notes:

Finder's reference: 1/6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: PEmperor pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed, right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN_SPF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: palm//TRP
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : III p152, no. 206

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: South Brent (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX7062
Four figure Latitude: 50.443405
Four figure longitude: -3.832197
1:25K map: SX7062
1:10K map: SX72SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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