HAMP-2EF2E4: Roman coin : contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-2EF2E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy possible contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17), CONSTANTINOPOLIS victory on prow reverse type. Possibly mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 15.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013 - Monday 12th August 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis (Wilts)
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3659

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis facing left.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN]TIN[OPOL]IS

Reverse description: Victory on prow.
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Headbourne Worthy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Thursday 19th December 2013
Updated: Tuesday 14th January 2014

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