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COIN

Unique ID: SF-76CF72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus. Virtus Augg NN type, struck for the House of Constantine in the period AD 337-40 at the Rome mint. Obverse is laureate (with rosettes) and cuirassed bust right. Reverse is soldier standing left, holding shield and spear. Officina II. Diameter 17.84mm, 1.91g.

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: 1.91 g
Diameter: 17.84 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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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: [ ]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 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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