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Unique ID: DUR-1EEB82

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (317-37) minted in Arles 320-1.

Obv; Laureate head right; CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Rev; Inscribed wreath VOT X; CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

RIC VII p..257, c.f. 212 var.


The obverse legend with CAES is not recorded in RIC

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Inscribed wreath VOT X
Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: //[ ] 'A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.257, c.f. 212 var.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Bedale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2687
Four figure Latitude: 54.277987
Four figure longitude: -1.602201
1:25K map: SE2687
1:10K map: SE28NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Audit data

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

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