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COIN

Unique ID: SF-76A848

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus. Virtus Augg NN type, struck for Constantine II in the period AD 337-40. Obverse is laureate (with rosettes) and cuirassed bust right. Reverse is soldier standing left, holding shield and spear. Officina II. Diameter 17.01mm, 2.16g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.16 g
Diameter: 17.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th December 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andy Woods
Identified by: Mr Andy Woods

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate (with rosettes) and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: VIC CONST [ ]

Reverse description: Soldier standing left, holding shield and spear.
Reverse inscription: [ ] AVG [ ]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGVSTI
Reverse mint mark: OF/II/[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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: SF
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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