YORYM-98BF94: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: YORYM-98BF94

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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine II, VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP, Lyon, 320. RIC, VII, p128, 90.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANTINO IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two Victories facing each other, holding shield inscribed VOT//PR
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICT.LAETAE PRINC PERP
Reverse mint mark: P L (with two slaves in between)

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p128, 90

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shiptonthorpe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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