IOW-C71FE1: IOW-C71FE1 Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C71FE1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I, 306-337; [?D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; Wreath around VOT/./XX; Mint unclear, c. 320-325; Mintmark: -//[ ]; Reece period 16.

Obv. [ ]; Laureate head right

Rev. [?D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]; Wreath around VOT/./XX

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 320
Date to: Exactly AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.4 mm
Width: 12.2 mm
Weight: 0.83 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 25th April 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-4-175

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Wreath around VOT/./XX
Reverse inscription: [?D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT/XX
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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