NLM-2089C4: Nummus of Constantine I from Roxby cum Risby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2089C4

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), issue of 330-335 (Reece period 17).

Obverse description: Bust cuirassed and diademed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANT INVS [?PF AVG?]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them; an eight-pointed star between the standards. Indistinct mintmark in exergue.

Reverse inscription: GLOR [IA]EXERCITVS

Diameter: 17.8mm, Weight: 2.15gms, die axis: 12

Class: Nummus of Constantine I (306-337)
Inscription: obv: CONSTANT INVS [?PF AVG?] rev: GLOR [IA]EXERCITVS

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 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.15 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th 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: NLM20200

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 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust cuirassed and diademed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANT INVS [?PF AVG?]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them
Reverse inscription: GLOR [IA]EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: an eight-pointed star between the standards; Indis
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

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: Roxby cum Risby (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 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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