LVPL-E32EF5: LVPL-E32EF5

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-E32EF5

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

Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine: CONSTANTINOPOLIS.

Obverse: CONSTANTINOPOLIS; helmeted bust left.

Reverse: Victory standing left on prow holding sceptre and shield.

Reece period 17.

330-340AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 12.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow holding sceptre and shield.

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewsbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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