LIN-8C1604: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-8C1604

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a late Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine. CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting Victory on prow. Struck AD 330-7. Illegible mint.

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 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: ?Victory standing holding shield and transverse sceptre?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Horncastle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2568
Four figure Latitude: 53.194401
Four figure longitude: -0.130401
1:25K map: TF2568
1:10K map: TF26NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: LIN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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