SUSS-B23771: Roman Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-B23771

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), dating to AD 319-20 (Reece Period 16), VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, Two Victories and shield, London. RIC VII, pp. 106-8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 319
Date to: Exactly AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.44 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...] [CONSTANT]-INVS [...]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing holding shield [inscribed VOT / PR] over altar
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: //PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Amport (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3045
Four figure Latitude: 51.203429
Four figure longitude: -1.571977
1:25K map: SU3045
1:10K map: SU34NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date shown when recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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