NARC-E45555: nummusconstantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-E45555

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

Copper alloy nummus. Probably fire damaged, obscuring much detail. Constantine I. Issued 319-20 AD. Mint unclear, probably Arles.

Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG laureate head right.

Reverse: VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP two victories facing holding sheild above altar. Sheild inscribed VOT/PR.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 319
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th February 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: two victories facing holding sheild above altar. Sheild inscribed VOT/PR.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE LAET PRINC PERP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Preston Capes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5754
Four figure Latitude: 52.181315
Four figure longitude: -1.16777
1:25K map: SP5754
1:10K map: SP55SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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