NLM-0AD403: Nummus of Constantine I from Swinhope

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-0AD403

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), issue of 325-329, Reece period 16, probably Arles mint.

Obverse description: Large bust diademed right.

Obverse inscription: CON[---]

Reverse description: Camp gate with four towers and open door.

Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS AVGG]

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this glossy treated coin.

Diameter: 19.5mm, Weight: 2.23gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Nummus of Constantine I (306-337)
Inscription: obv:CON[---]

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 325
Date to: Circa AD 329

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.23 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th March 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: NLM20142

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Large bust diademed right
Obverse inscription: CON[---]

Reverse description: Camp gate with four towers and open door.
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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