NLM-83AF10: Nummus of House of Constantine from Preston

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-83AF10

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of House of Constantine (306-361), issue of 335-341, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Bust diademed and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[---]

Reverse description: Two soldiers, one standard between them, Chi Rho on standard.

Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

In exergue: CONS, for Arles mint.

Diameter: 16.3mm, Weight: 1.28gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of House of Constantine (306-361)
Inscription: obv: CONSTANTI[---] exergue: CONS

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 335
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 29th August 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM19049

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust diademed and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[---]

Reverse description: Two soldiers, one standard between them, Chi Rho on standard
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: CONS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Preston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1931
Four figure Latitude: 53.76177
Four figure longitude: -0.196314
1:25K map: TA1931
1:10K map: TA13SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: NLM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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