ESS-1DFB65: ESS-1DFB65 Roman coin: nummus of Constantine

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Unique ID: ESS-1DFB65

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Roman copper alloy coin: nummus of Constantine, reverse type VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP. DIe axis 6. Mint unknown. Reece period 16, dating 318-24.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 14.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th October 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester OEF 6396

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Bust, left

Reverse description: Two victories with inscribed shield over altar
Reverse inscription: VIC...

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
Parish or ward: Lavenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9151
Four figure Latitude: 52.124302
Four figure longitude: 0.788714
1:25K map: TL9151
1:10K map: TL95SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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