NLM-32DEB4: Nummus of House of Constantine from Roxby cum Risby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-32DEB4

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of House of Constantine, commemorative issue of 330-340, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, cuirassed, with ?spear right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTAN [--]OPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow advancing left

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 2.21gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of House of Constantine
Inscription: obverse: CONSTAN [--]OPOLIS

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th October 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM15916

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, cuirassed, with ?spear right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN [--]OPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow advancing left

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: High Risby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Tuesday 4th January 2011
Updated: Thursday 10th February 2011

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