WILT-405A13: Roman coin : Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-405A13

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy Constantinopolis nummus, measuring 17mm in diameter with some wear and chipping.

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Constantinople left
CO]NSTAN TINOPOLIS
Reverse: Victory on prow -/-//TR[ ]·

Mint: Trier, AD 330-1

Reference: RIC 530

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th July 2010 - Thursday 30th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 3528

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany)
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinople left
Obverse inscription: CO]NSTAN TINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow

Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: -/-//TR[ ]·
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 530

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pewsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: Wednesday 17th November 2010
Updated: Wednesday 24th August 2011

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