DEV-B7F0D0: Roman nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: DEV-B7F0D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306- 337), dating to AD 319-20 (Reece Period 16), VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, Two Victories and shield. Mint of London. Numismatic reference: Roman Imperial Coinage VII, p. 107, nos. 158/159. (Checked by SM)


Coin '12' of 2nd batch taken in for recording 23.9.11, found June 2011.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 319
Date to: Exactly AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.11 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left, holding spear over shoulder
Obverse inscription: IMP CON ...

Reverse description: Two Victories either side of altar with diamond pattern, holding wreath inscribed VOT /PR

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: Diamond//[PLN]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Ipplepen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8466
Four figure Latitude: 50.4823
Four figure longitude: -3.636361
1:25K map: SX8466
1:10K map: SX86SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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