PAS-135404: Copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: PAS-135404

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating from the period of AD 320 to 321. VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse. Mint of London. Reece 16. RIC VII, p. 109, no. 191.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Wolfe
Identified by: 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: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Two captives, standard in between inscribed VOTXX
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: //PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 109, no. 191

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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