LEIC-CFC518: roman, copper alloy, nummus, constantine I, 321-4, minted in siscia, wreath around VOT/XX

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-CFC518

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, minted in Siscia 321-4. Reverse type wreath with VOT XX. The coin is in very fine condition, and was found c. 1980.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath with VOT XX
Reverse inscription: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT/XX
Reverse mint mark: ESIS 2 crescents
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 445, no. 168

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Eaton

Spatial coordinates


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

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

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