SF-1A0E87: Roman nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: SF-1A0E87

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, c.318-319 AD. Reverse: VOT XX/MVLT/.XXX. within a laurel wreath. As RIC 7 no. 28 (Thessalonica mint).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, helmeted and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: []CONSTANTINVS[]

Reverse description: VOT XX/MVLT/.XXX. within a laurel wreath
Reverse inscription: VOT XX/MVLT/.XXX.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT/XX/MVLT/.XXX.
Reverse mint mark: -//.TS.A.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Great Ashfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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