LIN-8FB6C8: Roman silver nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-8FB6C8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late Roman base silver argenteus of Constantine I, VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (Two Victories standing facing one another, together holding a shield inscribed VOT PR on altar), mint of Trier, struck in AD 313 (Reece Period 15). RIC VII, no. 208A.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Argenteus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left, high-crested helmet, cuirassed, spear across right shoulder.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTI-NVS AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing, facing one another, together holding shield inscribed VOT PR on altar
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 208A

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ancaster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9843
Four figure Latitude: 52.975403
Four figure longitude: -0.541996
1:25K map: SK9843
1:10K map: SK94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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