WAW-D65288: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-D65288

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A copper alloy nummus belonging to the House of Constantine (AD306-364) dating to AD330-340 (Reece Period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS issue with reverse showing Victory, left, on prow. Mint not known.

Diameter: 12.29mm. Thickness: 1.96mm. Weight: 1.1g. Die axis: 12 o'clock

Recorded accorded to Parish

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: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.96 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 12.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 19

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: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[TINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory standing on prow with sceptre and shield
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3665
Four figure Latitude: 52.28197035
Four figure longitude: -1.47371775
1:25K map: SP3665
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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