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Unique ID: DUR-31ACD1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus, a contemporary copy of a coin of the House of Constantine, c.320-1.

Obv; Helmeted bust right; IMP [ ]

Rev; 2 captives back to back against central standard; [VIRTVS EXERCIT]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 15.46 mm

Personal details

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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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP [ ]

Reverse description: 2 captives back to back against central standard
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS EXERCIT]

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2681
Four figure Latitude: 54.224065
Four figure longitude: -1.602719
1:25K map: SE2681
1:10K map: SE28SE
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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