DUR-34A7B4: DUR-34A7B4 nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: DUR-34A7B4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman fractional (half) nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period c.AD 310-311 (Reece Period15). MARTI CONSERV reverse type depicting Mars standing right in military dress with spear and shield. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 227, no. 897.

Notes:

MARTI CONSERV half

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 18.65 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Secondary identifier: 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 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing right in military dress holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: MARTI-CONSERV

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VI Treveri 897
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERV
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 227, no. 897

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wold Newton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0372
Four figure Latitude: 54.13353412
Four figure longitude: -0.42510022
1:25K map: TA0372
1:10K map: TA07SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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