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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4EE797

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

A corroded mid 4th-century Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constans, 'VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN', Trier mint (AD 347-348; Reece issue period 17; R.I.C. 199).

This coin has received some small nicks to its circumference.

Notes:

As this coin has been examined in person by the PAS Finds Adviser no image has been made of it.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 347
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.6 mm
Width: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2011 - Friday 30th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3242

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing one another, each holding wreath
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ.NN
Reverse mint mark: E//TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Thruxton CP

Spatial coordinates


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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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