SUSS-13F333: Roman nummus, Probably of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-13F333

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

An extremely corroded and worn copper alloy Roman nummus, possibly issued by the House of Constantine (313-364 AD). Although both legends are missing due to the poor state of the coin, it is possible to identify a laureate head facing right on the obverse and a standing figure advancing left on the reverse. There seems to be a horizontal and curved line under the figure on the reverse, which could possibly a ship or perhaps a shield. Mint Unknown.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 364
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.46 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 16.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.

Reverse description: Standing figure advancing left.

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Ringmer

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Date listed is date submitted for recording.

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012

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