IOW-EF6208: IOW-EF6208 Roman Coin: Commemorative Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-EF6208

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335. CONSTANTINOPOLIS type. Mintmark: [...] Reece period 17.

Obverse: Helmeted bust left; [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse: Victory on prow

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.85 mm
Width: 16.72 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th June 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-14-8

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory on prow

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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