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Unique ID: LIN-F89253

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A nummus of Constantine II dating to AD 320. VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse depicts a standard inscribed VOT/XX with two captives seated on ground at either side. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, page 186, number 257.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 320
Date to: Exactly AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.85 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Alice Booth
Identified by: Miss Alice Booth

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5071

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Two captives seated under standard inscribed VOT/XX
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: --//JTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford area.

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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