LVPL-7C1DB5: Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-7C1DB5

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

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, (307-337).

Obverse: CONS[TANTINVS AVG; helmeted and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT; Two captives seated under standard, inscribed VOT/XX.

Reece period 16.

320-321AD.

In exergue: (PXA)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.62 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 18.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Helmeted and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONS[TANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Two captives seated under standard, inscribed VOT/XX.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: (PXA)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Scopwick

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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