DUR-BB2821: House of Constantine nummus- DUR-BB2821

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-BB2821

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus, contemporary copy, of Constantine I (306-37), copying a VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP two Victories type of Trier, c. 319-20. Reece 16 For similar type, see RIC VII, 213

Subsequent actions

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: Circa AD 319
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.72 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th March 2011

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: 2 Victories standing holding inscribed wreath over altar
Reverse inscription: Blundered version of VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP or similar

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: //STR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 182, cf. 213 for type

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Full Sutton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7555
Four figure Latitude: 53.985618
Four figure longitude: -0.857721
1:25K map: SE7555
1:10K map: SE75NE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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