LVPL-3557E1: Roman coin: Nummus of uncertain Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-3557E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine (306 - 361 AD) of uncertain mint, but minted between 318 and 324 AD

Diameter: 16.37mm
Weight: 2.2 grams

Notes:

Find was photographed and recorded during a club meeting.

Thanks are extended to Richard Henry (FLO) for his helpful comment and identification, following the initial record. The record has been subsequently updated.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 16.37 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

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 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Two captives below banner
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Boothby Graffoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9859
Four figure Latitude: 53.119182
Four figure longitude: -0.537136
1:25K map: SK9859
1:10K map: SK95NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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  • Richard Henry wrote @ 12:01:12 on the 29th March 2011.

    House of Constantine VIRTVS EXERCIT 318 - 324

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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