NLM-8EC956: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine from Winterton

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-8EC956

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of House of Constantine (306-361), issue of 347-348, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Bust draped, diademed and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[---]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other holding wreaths; D between figures.

Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD AVG]GQ NN

Diameter: 14.3mm, Weight: 1.09gms, die axis: 12

Class: Nummus of House of Constantine (306-361)
Inscription: obv: CONSTAN[---] rev: [VICTORIAE DD AVG]GQ NN

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th February 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM20003

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust draped, diademed and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[---]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD AVG]GQ NN

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: D between figures
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9317
Four figure Latitude: 53.641259
Four figure longitude: -0.594767
1:25K map: SE9317
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: NLM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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