ESS-8786B5: ESS-8786B5 ROman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-8786B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin: incomplete nummus of the House of Constantine, reverse type D N CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG, dating 318-24 AD, Reece period 16. Mint unknown. Die axis 12.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011 - Friday 2nd September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester OEF 6663

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 bust, right
Obverse inscription: ...AVG

Reverse description: Wreath with VOT XX
Reverse inscription: D [N CONSTANT]INI MAX [AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG
Reverse mint mark: -*--
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
Parish or ward: Hacheston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3059
Four figure Latitude: 52.181268
Four figure longitude: 1.362867
1:25K map: TM3059
1:10K map: TM35NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: ESS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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